Effect of Transverse Shear on Deformation of Thick Laminated Sandwich Plates
The effect of transverse shear on the deformation of thick laminated sandwich plates under cylindrical bending is studied, based on the first order shear deformation theory (FSDT) with the application of shear correction factor (SCF). It is shown that depending on the mechanical and geometrical properties of the layers, the contribution of the transverse shear stress to the maximum deflection of the plate is variable and in some cases accounts for up to around 88% of the total deflection. The analytical results are compared and verified with finite element analysis.
M.H. Aliabadi, Qingfen Li, Li Li and F.-G. Buchholz
K. Gordnian et al., "Effect of Transverse Shear on Deformation of Thick Laminated Sandwich Plates ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 324-325, pp. 279-282, 2006