Accession Number : AD1040335

Title :   A Hybrid Approach to Composite Damage and Failure Analysis Combining Synergistic Damage Mechanics and Peridynamics

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Jul 2017,30 Sep 2017

Corporate Author : Texas A and M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) College Station

Personal Author(s) : Talreja,Ramesh

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Report Date : 30 Sep 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The work performed in the reporting period has been focused on completion of Task 1.2, and a part of Task 1.3 and Task 2.2, 2.4 described in the project proposal. The activities related to Task 1.2 concern growth and instability of initiated cracks in the environment of the disordered fiber distribution , and Task 1.3 evaluates the effect of these cracks on the response of the composite to imposed impulses. The activities related to Task 2 cover the new peridynamic model for multi-phase composites which can introduce the presence of pores and manufacturing defects in the intermediately-homogenized model of fiber-reinforced composites.

Descriptors :   micromechanics , Failure(Mechanics) , Damage assessment , Fiber reinforced composites

Subject Categories : Mechanics
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE