Numerical modelling of foam-cored sandwich plates under high-velocity impact

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dc.contributor.author Iváñez del Pozo, Inés
dc.contributor.author Santiuste Romero, Carlos
dc.contributor.author Barbero Pozuelo, Enrique
dc.contributor.author Sánchez Sáez, Sonia
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-29T16:52:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-29T16:52:30Z
dc.date.issued 2011-08
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Composite Structures, vol. 93, n. 9, aug. 2011. Pp. 2392-2399
dc.identifier.issn 0263-8223
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/15785
dc.description.abstract This paper studies the high velocity impact response of sandwich plates, with E glass fibre/polyester face sheets and foam core, using finite element models developed in ABAQUS/explicit code. The failure of the face sheets was predicted by implementing Hou failure criteria and a procedure to degrade mate rial properties in a user subroutine (VUMAT). The foam core was modelled as a crushable foam material. The numerical models were validated with experimental data obtained from scientific literature. The contribution of the foam core on the impact behaviour was evaluated by the analysis of the residual velocity, ballistic limit, and damaged area.
dc.description.sponsorship The authors are indebted to the Spanish Comisión Interministe rial de Ciencia y Tecnología (Project TRA2007 66555) for the finan cial support of this work.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights © Elsevier Ltd.
dc.subject.other Sandwich plates
dc.subject.other Finite element analysis
dc.subject.other High-velocity impact
dc.subject.other Foam core
dc.title Numerical modelling of foam-cored sandwich plates under high-velocity impact
dc.type article
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2011.03.028
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.compstruct.2011.03.028
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 2392
dc.identifier.publicationissue 9
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 2399
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Composite Structures
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 93
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