Flexural Analysis of Laminated Composite T-Beams

적층복합 T형 보의 휨 해석

  • 백성용 (인제대학교, 토목도시공학부)
  • Received : 2014.06.24
  • Accepted : 2014.07.30
  • Published : 2014.10.27


A shear-flexible beam element is presented for the flexural analysis of laminated composite T-beams with arbitrary lay-ups. Based on the first-order shear deformable beam theory, the derived element takes into account warping shear deformation and all coupling coming from material anisotropy. Three different types of beam elements, namely, the two-noded, three-noded, and four-noded beam elements with seven degree-of-freedom per node are developed to solve governing equations. To demonstrate the versatility and accuracy of the beam element formulated, numerical results are performed for symmetric and anti-symmetric angle-ply composite T-beams under the uniformly distributed and concentrated load. The effects of fiber angle and shear deformation are investigated for different laminated stacking sequence. The quadratic and cubic elements are shown to be applicable to the flexural analysis of composite T-beams.


Shear-flexible beam element;Composite T-beams;Shear deformation;Fiber angle


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