publication . Doctoral thesis . 2010

Prediction of material damage in orthotropic metals for virtual structural testing

Ravindran, S.;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2010
  • Publisher: Cranfield University
  • Country: United Kingdom
Models based on the Continuum Damage Mechanics principle are increasingly used for predicting the initiation and growth of damage in materials. The growing reliance on 3-D finite element (FE) virtual structural testing demands implementation and validation of robust material models that can predict the material behaviour accurately. The use of these models within numerical analyses requires suitable material data. EU aerospace companies along with Cranfield University and other similar research institutions have created the MUSCA (non-linear MUltiSCale Analysis of large aero structures) project to develop virtual structural testing prediction. The MUSCA project ...
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