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  1. Micromechanical investigations of polymer matrix composites with shape memory alloy reinforcement

    18 Jul 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tian Tang


  2. Numerical characterization of effective fully coupled thermo-electro-magneto-viscoelastic-plastic response of smart composites

    18 Jul 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tian Tang


  3. Forming simulation using PAM-FORM, AniForm, LS-DYNA, and ABAQUS

    18 Jul 2017 | Animations | Contributor(s): Tian Tang


  4. Computational evaluation of effective stress relaxation behavior of polymer composites

    11 Jul 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tian Tang, Sergio D. Felicelli

    This paper presents a micromechanics model to characterize the effective stress relaxation stiffness of polymer composites. The linear viscoelastic behavior of polymer material was modeled by...


  5. Abaqus plugins for Nonlinear Acoustics

    06 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Ashish Kumar Singh

    This paper introduces generalized tools in the form of plugins for a commonly used commercial finite element package Abaqus/Standard to model the nonlinear acoustic methods for detection of...


  6. Randomization algorithm for the micromechanical modeling of fiber-reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites

    02 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Eric Jason Carey, Marianna Maiaru

    Polymer Matrix Composites (PMCs) are replacing metallic materials in many engineering fields such as aerospace, naval and mechanical engineering. Failure in PMCs can happen due to matrix cracking,...


  7. A Multiscale Modeling Technique

    01 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Haotian Sun

    In this paper, a multiscale modeling framework is proposed to simulate the macroscopic response of a fiber-reinforced polymer matrix composite through a subscale full finite element model. This...


  8. Python and fortran script to create Abaqus input file for discretized addition of material in additive manufacturing (3D printing)

    01 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): VINAY DAMODARAN

    In additive manufacturing, especially, fused deposition modeling, material is continuously added over a print substrate. To simulate the process in finite element analysis, a discretized approach...


  9. Experimental Data Processing

    01 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): LOUKHAM SHYAMSUNDER, Subramaniam Rajan

    Finite element models are being actively developed to model composite systems. One such is the MAT213 material model implemented into LS-DYNA [1,2]. MAT213 is an orthotropic material model with...


  10. A User Material Subroutine for Implementing Anisotropic Hyperelastic Model of Fiber-Reinforced Rubbers

    01 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Rui Li

    This code is a user subroutine written in FORTRAN that can be implemented in the commercial finite element software ABAQUS (version 6.14) to model the constitutive behavior of knitted fiber...


  11. Random Fiber/Matrix Model Generator

    01 Jul 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Micheal Keith Ballard

    A tool for the creation of 2D fiber/matrix models that have a random arrangement of fibers.  It can create a random representative volume element of a fiber/matrix microstructure that...


  12. Injection Overmolding Manufacturing Process Simulation

    29 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Johnathan Goodsell

    Injection over-molding or hybrid molding is a high-rate composites manufacturing process for fabrication of structural components with complex geometries.  The structural backbone is provided...


  13. Forming simulation using ABAQUS fabric material model

    29 Jun 2017 | Animations | Contributor(s): Tian Tang


  14. Generating Representative Volume Element (RVE) for Finite Element Analysis of Random Fiber Composites/Nanocomposites

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Rajni Chahal, Ashfaq Adnan, Ajit Roy

          Typical electronics packages are assembled by integrating various parts on printed circuit boards (PCB). Traditional interconnect materials in electronics packages are not...


  15. MUL2-UC Beam modeling of periodically heterogeneous composites

    13 Jun 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Alberto Garcia de Miguel

    The micromechanics code MUL2-UC is developed to work as an efficient and high-fidelity tool for the computation of the effective stiffness matrix and the recovering of the local fields of...


  16. April 24, 2017 Task Adhesives and Joining - VTA-MSU (Drzal)

    09 May 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lawrence T Drzal

    Objective: This section will address issues associated with adhesive bonding and painting of composites based on Dow’s chopped UD random fiber molding compound.  Goal: Determine the...


  17. IACMI 3.2 Kickstart Meeting - Introduction to VORAFUSE M

    22 Apr 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason Anthony Reese

    Dow Automotive introduction to VORAFUSE M.  Process description, first results, molding summary included.


  18. Platelet-Based Composites: Processing and Performance (Purdue team presentation)

    20 Apr 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sergey Kravchenko, Benjamin Denos, Tony Favaloro, Byron Pipes, Drew Sommer


  19. NAFEMS Webinar Presentation on Structure Genome

    28 Feb 2017 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Wenbin Yu

    Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) aims to deliver the required infrastructure and training to accelerate discovery, developing, manufacturing, and deploying of advanced materials in a more...


  20. Simulation of High Pressure Resin Tranfer Molding

    27 Feb 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nathan D Sharp