Modelling of failure of structural textile composites

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Title: Modelling of failure of structural textile composites
Authors: Svensson, N.
Gilchrist, M. D.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4831
Date: 21-Sep-2000
Abstract: This paper summarizes extensive experimental work regarding the manufacture, mechanical characterization and modelling of textile thermoplastic composites produced by means of commingled yarns. These composites are believed to have a high potential for applications in structural automotive components. However, methods need to be developed for faster manufacturing and reliable prediction of the component mechanical performance and failure. A practical approach of finite element modelling of the stiffness and strength behaviour of these composites is briefly discussed.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Copyright (published version): 2000 Springer-Verlag
Keywords: Textile composite;Damage modelling;Commingled yarns
DOI: 10.1007/s004660000176
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection

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