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Stress distribution in anisotropic elastic composite beams. (English) Zbl 0645.73029
Applications of multiple scaling in mechanics, Proc. Int. Conf., Paris 1986, Rech. Math. Appl. 4, 118-133 (1987).
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The main objective of this paper is the study of stress distributions in an anisotropic elastic beam made of a fibrous composite unidirectional material. First, the classical results of homogenization theory are applied to the material that is transversely isotropic.

74E30 Composite and mixture properties
74E10 Anisotropy in solid mechanics
74K10 Rods (beams, columns, shafts, arches, rings, etc.)
74G70 Stress concentrations, singularities in solid mechanics