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Experimental evaluation of residual tensile strength of hybrid composite aerospace materials after low velocity impact (2019)
Journal Article
Damghani, M., Ersoy, N., Piorkowski, M., & Murphy, A. (2019). Experimental evaluation of residual tensile strength of hybrid composite aerospace materials after low velocity impact. Composites Part B: Engineering, 179, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107537

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Although much work has considered hybridised Carbon and Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymers to positively influence the performance of composite structures when subjected to transverse impact loading, there is limited understanding co... Read More about Experimental evaluation of residual tensile strength of hybrid composite aerospace materials after low velocity impact.

Understanding the influence of laminate stacking sequence on strain/stress concentrations in thin laminates at repair holes with large scarf angles (2019)
Journal Article
Damghani, M., Bakunowicz, J., & Murphy, A. (2019). Understanding the influence of laminate stacking sequence on strain/stress concentrations in thin laminates at repair holes with large scarf angles. Journal of Composite Materials, 53(28-30), 4273-4284. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998319855772

Scarf repair is widely used in the restoration of structural performance of damaged aircraft secondary structures. Such repairs result in reduced thickness sections which are significantly larger than those associated with typical fastener holes. Sig... Read More about Understanding the influence of laminate stacking sequence on strain/stress concentrations in thin laminates at repair holes with large scarf angles.

The effects of composite laminate stiffness and loading on stress resultant concentration factor around a hole (2018)
Journal Article
Damghani, M., Harrison, C., & Kennedy, D. (2018). The effects of composite laminate stiffness and loading on stress resultant concentration factor around a hole. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 232(6), 1033-1049. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218755187

© 2018, © IMechE 2018. An analytical tool is developed using conformal mapping and the complex variable method for determining the stress resultant concentration factor in an infinite plate with a circular or elliptical hole. This tool is validated a... Read More about The effects of composite laminate stiffness and loading on stress resultant concentration factor around a hole.

Global buckling of composite plates containing rectangular delaminations using exact stiffness analysis and smearing method (2014)
Journal Article
Damghani, M., Kennedy, D., & Featherston, C. (2014). Global buckling of composite plates containing rectangular delaminations using exact stiffness analysis and smearing method. Computers and Structures, 134, 32-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2013.12.005

The global buckling of a composite plate with a single rectangular delamination is studied using a smearing method and employing exact stiffness analysis and the Wittrick–Williams algorithm. Computational efficiency is achieved by avoiding discreti... Read More about Global buckling of composite plates containing rectangular delaminations using exact stiffness analysis and smearing method.

Critical buckling of delaminated composite plates using exact stiffness analysis (2011)
Journal Article
Damghani, M., Kennedy, D., & Featherston, C. (2011). Critical buckling of delaminated composite plates using exact stiffness analysis. Computers and Structures, 89(13-14), 1286-1294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2011.04.003

The critical buckling of composite plates with through-the-length delaminations is studied using exact stiffness analysis and the Wittrick-Williams algorithm. Computational efficiency is achieved by avoiding discretisation into elements, making the m... Read More about Critical buckling of delaminated composite plates using exact stiffness analysis.