Laminate Analysis Software
CPA: Composite Properties Analysis
Online micromechanics program to calculate thermoelastic properties. Includes theoretical overview. Computation page slow to load.
Commercial software for Windows and UNIX/Motif. Laminate properties, failure criteria, free edge effects, and design sensitivity studies. 2,500 EUR.
Commercial program for optimization of beams, panels, and shells. Many different cross-sections and configurations, with links to finite element packages. Thirty day evaluation available.
LPA: Laminate Properties Analysis
Online program to calculate laminate properties and point stresses. Includes theoretical overview. Computation page slow to load.
PROMAL accompanies the textbook Mechanics of Composite Materials by Autar K. Kaw. Intended as a theoretical tool; available only to university instructors and students.
THINK COMPOSITES Europe
THINK COMPOSITES Europe Software user's club. Initiation fee plus annual fee gives access to four programs. Documented in Composites Design by Stephen Tsai.