Table 1: Comparison of first ply failure loads for a plate.

Failure criteriaSide/thicknessFirst ply failure loads (Kam et al. [9]) NewtonFirst ply failure loads (present formulation) Newton

Maximum stress105.26108.26112.14
Hoffman106.45104.40
Tsai-Wu112.77110.50
Tsai-Hill107.06104.40