Matériaux & Techniques
Volume 104, Number 6-7, 2016Matériaux et société / Social value of materials (SAM-10)
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Comportement en service / Behaviour in service|
|Published online||21 April 2017|
Damage analysis of the laminated plate
1 Laboratoire de recherche des technologies industrielles, Université Ibn Khaldoun de Tiaret, Département de Génie Mécanique, BP 78, Route de Zaroura, 14000 Tiaret, Algérie
2 Laboratoire de Mécanique Appliquée, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d’Oran (USTO MB), B.P 1505 Oran El Menaouer, 31000 – Algeria
3 Université d’Oran 2 Mohamed Ben Ahmed, Bir El Djir, Oran, Algeria
a Corresponding author: email@example.com
Received: 15 April 2016
Accepted: 23 February 2017
This paper deals with the development of a numerical simulation methodology for estimating damages in laminate composite plates caused by a low-speed impact. Experimental tests were performed on laminate plates reinforced with weaven carbon fibers and epoxy resin. Three thickness plates were evaluated. The impact loads were transversal and punctual. Two lamina failure criteria were evaluated. The first is the maximum stress. The second is a proposed modification of the Hashin failure criterion. Four lamina degradation criteria were evaluated too. The numerical damaged areas and lengths were similar or greater than the experimental results.
Key words: Criterion damage / failure criteria / impact / laminate composite materials / damage strength
© EDP Sciences, 2017
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