Tolerance of composite pipes to local impact damage

S. R. Reid, C. Peng, J. N. Ashton

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The results of an extensive experimental programme on local loading of composite pipes are presented. Particular attention is directed to the influence of projectile nose shape on the damage tolerance of the pipes. Both filament wound pipes and lined chapped-strand mat pipes are considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-192
Number of pages12
JournalProceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996


  • Composite pipes
  • Delamination
  • Impact damage
  • Leakage pressure
  • Lined pipes
  • Residual strength


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