Modelling of multiple delaminations in shells using XFEM
Paper in proceedings, 2013

A computationally efficient shell element which can account for multiple delaminations is presented. The shell kinematics is enriched based on XFEM and the element is validated against tests.

shell theory

XFEM

multiple delaminations

Author

Jim Brouzoulis

Chalmers, Applied Mechanics, Material and Computational Mechanics

Martin Fagerström

Chalmers, Applied Mechanics, Material and Computational Mechanics

Proceedings for the 19th international conference on composite materials (ICCM19)

1901-1909

Modelling And Testing for Improved Safety of key composite StructurEs inalternatively powered vehicles (MATISSE)

European Commission (FP7), 2012-10-01 -- 2015-09-30.

Subject Categories

Mechanical Engineering

Composite Science and Engineering

Areas of Advance

Transport

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