# What Controls the Ultimate Load of a Glulam Dome?

*A glulam dome is analyzed with the finite element method to determine the governing failure mode and ultimate snow loads. The dome consists of a triangulated network of curved glulam beams,...*

Timber Structures

*This paper deals with three different curvilinear timber structures of moderate spans - 120 feet to 200 fee +/-. In each of the three cases cited, the roof deck and boundary members are...*

Bolted Connections for GFRP Laminated Structural Members

Glulam Gets New Layers, New Strength and New Uses

A Constraint-Based Composites Design Advisor

*Most engineering problems, because they involve mathematical relations (constraints) on real valued quantities (objects), can be reduced to constraint networks. The authors speculate that...*

Nondestructive Evaluation of Timber

*Nondestructive evaluation of materials, the science of identifying the physical and mechanical properties of materials without altering their end-use capabilities, is valuable in defining...*

A Shear Locking Free Three-Node Triangular Plate Bending Element for Moderately-Thick and Thin Symmetrically Cross-Ply Laminated Plates

*A shear locking free three-node triangular plate bending element based on Reissner/Mindlin theory for symmetric general cross-ply laminated plates is developed. The element has total nine...*

Ultrasonic Wave Scattering by a Crack in a Composite Plate

*A hybrid method is presented for analyzing ultrasonic wave scattering of plane strain waves by a crack in a composite plate. The hybrid method combines a finite element formulation in...*

An Analytical Solution to a Clamped Cylindrical Panel with Anti-Symmetric Angle-Ply Laminations

Macromodeling of Complex Composites

*Dimensionally reduced p-version finite elements based on higher order theory are developed for modeling laminated composite plates and shells in the presence of cracks, notches, and delaminations....*

Laboratory Testing of Mechanical Rock Bolts

*An analytical solution to a boundary value problem of a clamped cylindrical panel with anti-symmetric angle-ply laminations subjected to transverse loads is presented. Sanders' kinematic...*

Optimum Design of Laminated Composites

*The increased demand for high strength, light weight materials that function successfully in high temperature environments has caused the effective development of laminated composites...*

Thermal Load for p-Version Laminated Elements

*A p-version finite element formulation is presented for determining temperature stresses in laminated composite axisymmetric problems. Formulation for a rectangular axisymmetric p-version...*

Optimal Fiber Distribution for Composite Plates

Strengthening of Structures with CFRP Laminates

Experimental Verification of the Theoretical Solution of Laminated Glass Units

Method of Analysis for Advanced Composite Structures

A Mathematical Model for Analysis of Laminated Glass Units

Buckling Optimization of Laminate Stacking Sequence with Strain Constraints

*An integer programming formulation for the design of symmetric and balanced composite laminates subject to buckling and strain constraints is presented. The design variables that define...*

A New Finite Element Formulation of the Generalized Laminated Plate Theory

*The Generalized Laminate Plate Theory (GLPT) predicts stress distributions in laminated composite plates with accuracy comparable to a full three-dimensional analysis. The original implementation...*

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