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Stephen W. TSAI

Stephen W. TSAI

Professor (Research) of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Emeritus, Standford University
United States

Biography:

BE 1952, DEng 1961, Yale.  Ford Motor, Washington University, US Air Force Materials Laboratory, Stanford University.  Known for his Tsai-Hill failure criterion; lamination parameters with Pagano; Tsai-Wu failure criterion and strength ratios; Halpin-Tsai micromechanics formula; trace, master ply, omni envelopes, and unit circle failure criterion with Melo; double-double laminates; Lam search with Massard and Shah; metallic grid/[±60] CFRP skin for glueless assembly with Zheng, Wang, Kappel, and Jin. He is a member of the US Academy of Engineering since 1995.

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