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# Mechanics of Composite Materials (v.37, #3)

Classical and Nonclassical Dynamic Problems of Sandwich Shells with a Transversely Soft Core by V. N. Paimushin (

*pp. 175-188*).

**Keywords:** dynamics; sandwich plates and shells; transversely soft core; vibration forms; cylindrical and spherical shells; external pressure; shear buckling form; reduced equations; nonclassical vibration problems; shear vibration form in the core

Application of the Newton Method for Calculating the Axisymmetric Thermoelastoplastic State of Flexible Laminar Branched Shells Using the Shear Model by A. Z. Galishin; V. A. Merzlyakov; Yu. N. Shevchenko (

*pp. 189-200*).

**Keywords:** laminar shells with a branched meridian; thermoelastoplastic state; geometric nonlinearity; Newton method

Arrest of Opening of Two Circular-Arc Cracks with Coalesced Plastic Zones by R. R. Bhargava; S. Hasan (

*pp. 201-206*).

**Keywords:** infinite plate; cirular-arc crack; plastic zone; crack closure; mathematical modeling

The Effects of Poisson Contraction on Matrix Cracking in Brittle-Matrix Composites by Yih-Cherng Chiang (

*pp. 207-216*).

**Keywords:** brittle-matrix composite; matrix cracking; fiber-bridged crack; Poisson contraction; critical stress

Genetic Algorithms Based on a New System of Integral Equations in Identification of Material Constants for Anisotropic Media by E. Zieniuk; W. Gabrel (

*pp. 217-222*).

**Keywords:** anisotropic medium; identification problem; genetic algorithm

Analysis of Elastomeric Composites Based on Fiber Systems. 4. 3D Composites by V. M. Akhundov (

*pp. 223-236*).

**Keywords:** 3D composites; elastomeric composite materials; 3D reinforcement; large deformations; calculation of micro- and macrostresses; matrix-reinforcement interface; compression; tension; shear; stable deformation; deformation curves

Fundamental Solutions of Electroelasticity Equations for a Piezoceramic Layer in R3 by A. Fil'shtinskii (

*pp. 234-237*).

**Keywords:** piezoceramic layer; fundamental solution; mixed boundary conditions; stress tensor

On a Representative Volume in the Micromechanics of Particulate Composites by O. Vinogradov (

*pp. 245-250*).

**Keywords:** particulate composite; micromechanical model; representative volume; Young's modulus; scatter

Features of the Formation of Composite Materials in Anisotropic Liquid Systems with Elongated Suspended Particles by E. Yu. Taran; Yu. V. Pridatchenko; V. A. Gryaznova (

*pp. 251-256*).

**Keywords:** dilute suspension; anisotropic carrying fluid; stress; dynamics of suspended particles; simple shear flow

Cellulose-Based Composite Films by J. P. Borges; M. H. Godinho; A. F. Martins; A. C. Trindade; M. N. Belgacem (

*pp. 257-264*).

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**Keywords:** composite films; cellulose fibers; structure; glass transition temperature; mechanical properties

Effect of the Rounding Radius of Supports on the Accuracy of Determining the Interlayer Shear Modulus of Reinforced Plastics from Short-Beam Bending Tests by A. O. Shcherbakova; S. B. Sapozhnikov (

*pp. 265-270*).

**Keywords:** glass-fiber-reinforced plastics; short beams; elastic modulus; shear modulus; transverse bending; experimental determination; numerical experiment; contact deformations; sliding down from supports