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Computer Aided Design Environment for Composites (CADEC) 14.1.6711.11774

Software Support for Introduction to Composite Materials Design-- 3rd Edition, CRC (2018) by Ever J. Barbero
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CADEC is an online application that performs composite materials analysis as in Introduction to Composite Materials Design--3rd Edition, CRC Press, 2018.

Sign convention for bending moments and out-of-plane shear forces, updated in 3rd edition, affects eqns. 6.7, 6.13, 6.20, 6.22, 6.27, 6.30, 6.74 and Figs. 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 in 3rd ed.
Some of CADEC results are no longer compatible with 1st and 2nd eds. of the textbook.

Features:

CADEC calculates a wide variety of material and structural properties

Sample plot of E2 vs. Fiber volume fraction

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