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Composite lay-up

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Homework Statement


a)Describe a potential laminate lay-up that would exhibit high shear stiffness
b)Describe a potential laminate lay-up that would exhibit a low poissons ratio

The Attempt at a Solution


a) is a unidirectional lay-up in the direction of the shear force best?
b) an evenly layup cross-ply?
 

Answers and Replies

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The question isn't worded very well, but you have the right idea. For (a), they are probably looking for you to say to use 45 degree cross plies.
 

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