The Elastic Properties of Composite Materials

  1. Thomas J. Shankland and
  2. Jay D. Bass
  1. J. Peter Watt1,
  2. Geoffrey F. Davies2 and
  3. Richard J. O'Connell2

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP026p0384

Elastic Properties and Equations of State

Elastic Properties and Equations of State

How to Cite

Peter Watt, J., Davies, G. F. and O'Connell, R. J. (1988) The Elastic Properties of Composite Materials, in Elastic Properties and Equations of State (eds T. J. Shankland and J. D. Bass), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP026p0384

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Earth and Planetary Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902401

Online ISBN: 9781118664971

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Keywords:

  • Bounding method;
  • Elastic properties;
  • Hashin-Shtrikman bounds (HS) and self-consistent scheme (SCS);
  • Linear composite materials;
  • Nonlinear composites;
  • Polycrystals;
  • Scattering theory treatment;
  • Statistical treatment

Summary

  • Introduction

  • General Considerations

  • Statistical Treatment

  • Scattering Theory Treatment

  • Bounding Methods

  • Results for Specific Geometries

  • Polycrystals

  • Nonlinear Composites

  • Determination of Component properties

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix 1: Kröner's [1967] Result for Equal Shear Moduli

  • Appendix 2: General form of HS Bounds and SCS Effective Modulus Results