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Progressive failure analysis of advanced composites, Camanho P., NASA FA8655-06-1-3072, June 2009.

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A higher-order plate element for accurate prediction of interlaminar stresses in laminated composite plates, Ramesh S.S., Wang C.M., Reddy J.N. and Ang K.K., Composite Structures 91 (2009) 337–357.