Stress concentrations in an impregnated fibre bundle with random fibre packing

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Swolfs, Y.; Gorbatikh, L.; Romanov, V.; Orlova, S.; Lomov, S. V.; Verpoest, I.; (2013)
  • Publisher: ELSEVIER SCI LTD
  • Journal: COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY,volume 74,issue 0266-3538,pages113-120 (issn: 0266-3538)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.10.013
  • Subject: Polymer-matrix composites | Stress concentrations | Finite element analysis

The stress redistribution after a single fibre break is a fundamental issue in longitudinal strength models for unidirectional composites. Current models assume hexagonal or square fibre packings. In the present work, random fibre packings were modelled using 3D finite ... View more
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