Effect of adhesive flaws on the strength of adhesive joints

Yi Hua, Linxia Gu

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

The influence of interior and surface flaws in Z-shaped adhesive joints of carbon/epoxy wind turbine blades is examined using finite element method. Contour integral method is used for evaluating the stress intensity factors at the flaw tips, while the strength of the joint is assessed through the crack initiation and propagation simulation. The effect of adhesive shear modulus has also been investigated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEnergy
PublisherAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ISBN (Print)9780791856291
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
EventASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2013 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Nov 15 2013Nov 21 2013

Publication series

NameASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE)
Volume6 B

Conference

ConferenceASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period11/15/1311/21/13

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Adhesive joints
Adhesives
Defects
Crack initiation
Stress intensity factors
Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Crack propagation
Elastic moduli
Finite element method
Carbon

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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Hua, Y., & Gu, L. (2013). Effect of adhesive flaws on the strength of adhesive joints. In Energy (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); Vol. 6 B). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2013-64533

Effect of adhesive flaws on the strength of adhesive joints. / Hua, Yi; Gu, Linxia.

Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2013. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); Vol. 6 B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hua, Y & Gu, L 2013, Effect of adhesive flaws on the strength of adhesive joints. in Energy. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), vol. 6 B, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2013, San Diego, CA, United States, 11/15/13. https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2013-64533
Hua Y, Gu L. Effect of adhesive flaws on the strength of adhesive joints. In Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). 2013. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE)). https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2013-64533
Hua, Yi ; Gu, Linxia. / Effect of adhesive flaws on the strength of adhesive joints. Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2013. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE)).
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