Peridynamics for fatigue damage prediction in notched composites

Y. Hu, Erdogan Madenci, N. Phan

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Abstract

Despite the development of many important concepts, the prediction of failure modes and strength of composite materials is still a challenge within the framework of the finite element method. This study presents a peridynamic modeling of laminated composites with arbitrary fiber orientation and stacking sequence in order to predict damage initiation and its growth under cyclic loading. Its capability is demonstrated by considering a unidirectional laminate with an edge crack under cyclic loading.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials
PublisherEuropean Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM
ISBN (Electronic)9783000533877
StatePublished - 2016
Event17th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2016 - Munich, Germany
Duration: Jun 26 2016Jun 30 2016

Other

Other17th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2016
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period6/26/166/30/16

Keywords

  • Composites
  • Damage
  • Fatigue
  • Peridynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites

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