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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 3 (1997), Issue 3, Pages 189-198
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/S1023621X97000183

Developments in Dynamics of Composite Material Shafts

1Department of Machine Design & Automation Engg., Dr. B. R. A. Regional Engineering College, Jalandhar, India
2Department of Mech. Engg., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016, India

Received 17 May 1996

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Abstract

The review traces the development of composite shafts in varied applications. The different theoretical and experimental aspects of dynamics of composite shafts, under investigation for the past two decades, are reviewed and the state of the art discussed including possible future developments.