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  1. Mori-Tanaka Stiffness Homogenization for Short Fibers

    01 Jun 2018 | Contributor(s):: Nicholas Smith

    Calculate the homogenized stiffness for an RVE of short fibers in a matrix material where the orientation state is described using Advani's orientation tensor.

  2. VUMAT of a Generalized Standard Continuum Damage Model

    13 Apr 2018 | Downloads | Contributor(s):: Zhenyuan Gao, Liang Zhang, Wenbin Yu

    Based on a recently developed generalized standard continuum damage model (CDM), this VUMAT user subroutine provides a rigorous and robust framework for implementing various damage behavior into 2D or 3D solid elements in a finite element analysis (FEA). It is designed to be used with...

  3. State of the Art of Rheology of Concentrated Suspensions

    26 Nov 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s):: Donald Baird, Gregory Lambert, Hongyu Chen, Peter Wapperom

    Presented by Donald Baird. Distributed with permission.

  4. Experiments in Platelet Composites

    26 Nov 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s):: Pascal Hubert

    Presentation presented by Pascal Hubert. Distributed with permission.

  5. PreVABS

    16 Nov 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s):: Su Tian, Xin Liu, Wenbin Yu

    PreVABS is a pre-processing tool for VABS and SwiftComp. This tool is designed to reduce the workload of preparing input files of beam cross sections for VABS and SwiftComp, and to make the process automatic for the design and optimization purpose. Cross sections with general and...

  6. Running Moldex3D on Halstead Guide

    08 Nov 2017 | Tool Information | Contributor(s):: Justin Douglas Miller, Michael Bogdanor

    The attached slides provide instructions for setting up a moldex3D model to be run on the Halstead cluster.  User already have connection to halstead before beginning

  7. Notes from Certification Discussion Session for Prepreg Platelet Composites

    01 Nov 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s):: Benjamin Denos, William Avery

    These are notes from the Thursday afternoon discussion led by Dr. William Avery of The Boeing Company. The term "Certification" may be used in a broader sense than the legal or exact meaning. All notes and quotations represent individual opinions and not corporate or institutional...

  8. Analysis of Tensile Properties in a Prepreg Platelet Molded Composite System

    01 Nov 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s):: Sergey Kravchenko

    Computational model is developed to quantify the structure-property relationship in a composite system of prepreg platelets with stochastic structure.Mechanistic computational model helps increase understanding of the origins of effective properties from the material structure and prioritize the...

  9. Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MoMS) Program at NSF

    31 Oct 2017 | Downloads

    Presentation by Dr. Kara Peters and Dr. Siddiq Qidwai during Tuesday Lunch at ASC 32nd Technical Conference. 

  10. Composites Manufacturing Informed Performance Through Simulation

    30 Oct 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s):: Byron Pipes

    Presentation by Prof. Byron Pipes during Monday Lunch at ASC 32nd Technical Conference. 

  11. Workshop Opening Statements from Dr. R. B. Pipes

    30 Oct 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s):: Byron Pipes, Anthony Favaloro, Benjamin Denos, Sergey Kravchenko, Drew Sommer

  12. On Non-Local and Non-Classical Continuum Mechanics Theories and Applications

    23 Oct 2017 | Downloads

    Prof. JN Reddy's plenary lecture at 32nd ASC Technical Conference. 

  13. Simulation of bias tension of woven fabric using PAM-FORM

    11 Aug 2017 | Animations | Contributor(s):: Tian Tang

  14. Calculation of stress relaxation stiffness of linear viscoelastic composites using ABAQUS

    09 Aug 2017 | White Papers/Research Documents | Contributor(s):: Tian Tang

  15. Composite Stiffness Property Prediction

    07 Aug 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s):: Joshua Morris

    Micromechanical models for the composite axial tensile, transverse tensile, and axial shear are combined into one tool with the objective of comparing their effectiveness as property prediction methods.  Rule of mixtures models (ROM) and the composite cylinder model (CCM) results for...

  16. A viscoelastic approach for modeling bending behavior in finite element forming simulation of continuously fiber reinforced composites

    07 Aug 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s):: Dominik Dörr, Fabian J. Schirmaier, Frank Henning, Luise Kärger

    An approach for modeling rate-dependent bending behavior in FE forming simulation for either a unidirectional or a woven/bidirectional reinforcement is presented. The applicability of the bending model to both fiber architectures is guaranteed by introducing either an orthogonal or a...

  17. A Benchmark Study of Finite Element Codes for Forming Simulation of Thermoplastic UD-Tapes

    07 Aug 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s):: Dominik Dörr, W. Brymerski, S. Ropers, D. Leutz, T. Joppich, L. Kärger, F. Henning

    For Finite Element (FE) simulation of composite thermoforming processes, either commercially available codes or multi-purpose FE solvers can be applied. In this work, the commercially available codes AniForm and PAM-FORM, as well as two approaches implemented in the multipurpose FE solvers...

  18. A Code for Flexural Analysis of Thin-Walled Composite I-Beams with Sandwich Web and Bond-lines

    02 Aug 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s):: Mo E. Asl

    Composite I-beams have extensive applications in the aerospace industry, construction and light-weight engineering structures. In the utility-scale wind turbine blades, the spar-caps and the shear web compose an I-beam structure which is referred to as the backbone of the blade carrying the...

  19. Woven fabrics UMAT- a coupled material model

    02 Aug 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s):: Masoud Haghi Kashani, Masoud Hejazi, Abbas Hosseini, Farrokh Sassani, Frank Ko, Abbas S. Milani

    One of the advantages of woven fabrics over unidirectional prepregs is their superior formability thanks to the large shear deformation capability. There exists, however, a limit on the shear deformation of woven fabrics, namely the wrinkling. Applying tension to delay wrinkling during forming...

  20. Puck Failure Criteria

    31 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s):: karan kodagali

    Composite materials have been established as competitive materials during the last few decades due to their high strength to l ow weight ratio among other advantages and are widely used in many industries. A recent study has found that the industrial usage of composite failure...