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Homework Help: Composite lay-up

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  1. Jan 9, 2017 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    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

    3. 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?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 9, 2017 #2
    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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