Analytical modelling of high velocity impacts of cylindrical projectiles on carbon/epoxy laminates

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dc.contributor.author López Puente, Jorge
dc.contributor.author Varas Doval, David
dc.contributor.author Loya Lorenzo, José Antonio
dc.contributor.author Zaera Polo, Ramón Eulalio
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-12T11:01:07Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-12T11:01:07Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2009, vol. 40, n. 8, p. 1223-1230
dc.identifier.issn 1359-835X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/7236
dc.description 8 pages, 15 figures.-- Special Issue: JNC 15 - 15èmes Journées Nationales sur les Composites (Marseille, France, Jun 6-8, 2007).
dc.description.abstract In this work an analytical model has been developed in order to predict the residual velocity of a cylindrical steel projectile, after impacting into a woven carbon/epoxy thin laminate. The model is based in an energy balance, in which the kinetic projectile energy is absorbed by the laminate through three different mechanisms: linear momentum transfer, fiber failure and laminate crushing. This last mechanism needs the quantification of the through-thickness compressive strength, which has been evaluated by means of quasi-static punch tests. Finally, high velocity impact tests have been accomplished in a wide range of velocities, to validate the model.
dc.description.sponsorship This research was done with the financial support of the University Carlos III of Madrid and of the Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid under Projects CCG08-UC3M/MAT-4464 and CCG08-UC3M/DPI-4348.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights © Elsevier
dc.subject.other Carbon fiber
dc.subject.other Impact behavior
dc.subject.other Analytical modelling
dc.subject.other Woven laminate
dc.title Analytical modelling of high velocity impacts of cylindrical projectiles on carbon/epoxy laminates
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dc.type.review PeerReviewed
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dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2009.05.008
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Mecánica
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Industrial
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.compositesa.2009.05.008
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