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Practical Analysis of Aircraft Composites is a comprehensive guide to the analysis of composite aircraft materials, combining theory with proven practical approaches. Invaluable to both practicing professionals and academics, Practical Analysis of Aircraft Composites covers a wide variety of topics including:

• Basic mechanics of composite materials

• Principles of Classical Laminate Theory

• Unnotched strength prediction and notched strength prediction

• Analysis methods for mechanically fastened joints

• Bonded joint analysis for both metal and composite adherends

• Stability solutions for laminated plates and built-up structures

• Composite beams and sandwich structures

• Unique mechanical properties of composites

• Structural requirements and structural substantiation for aircraft composites

• Practical aspects for Durability and Damage Tolerance (DaDT)

• Standard design practices for laminates, joints, and sandwich structures