Part 1 Delamination as a mode of failure and testing of delamination resistance: Fracture mechanics concepts, stress fields, strain energy release rates, delamination initiation and growth criteria; Delamination in the context of composite structural design; Review of standard test procedures for delamination resistance testing; Testing methods for dynamic interlaminar fracture toughness of polymeric composites; Experimental characterization of interlaminar shear strength. Part 2 Delamination: Detection and characterization: Integrated and discontinuous piezoelecrtric sensor/actuator for delamination detection; Lamb wave-based quantitative identification of delamination in composite laminates; Acoustic emission in delamination investigation. Part 3 Analysis of delamination behavior from tests: Experimental study of delamination in cross-ply laminates; Interlaminar mode II fracture characterization; Interaction of matrix cracking and delamination; Experimental studies of compression failure of sandwich specimens with face/core debond. Part 4 Modeling delamination: Predicting progressive delamination via interface elements; Competing cohesive layer models for prediction of delamination growth; Modeling of delamination fracture in composites: A review; Delamination in adhesively bonded joints; Delamination propagation under cyclic loading; Single and multiple delamination in the presence of nonlinear crack face mechanisms. Part 5 Analysis of structural performance in presence of delamination and prevention/mitigation of delamination: Determination of delamination damage in composites under impact loads; Delamination buckling of composite cylindrical shells; Delamination failure under compression of composite laminates and sandwich structures; Self-healing composites; Z-pin bridging in composite delamination; Delamination suppression at ply drops by ply chamfering; Influence of resin on delamination.