WIT Press


Homogenization Of Debonding Composites

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MB990101

Volume

24

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

874 kb

Author(s)

P. Prochazka & A. Bilek-Larrea

Abstract

A local homogenization of microstructures in composites is presented in this paper. Homogenization of composite structures has been solved by many authors, and many methods have been used, particularly when the elastic material behavior of composites was considered. When dealing with linear material properties of such structures, a large background not only in nu- merical methods but also mathematical theories are successively developed. A little different situation occurs when in some respect nonlinear material is studied. We consider possible debond or change of the fiber - matrix interfacial boundary if the debond appears, and both fiber and matrix to be elastic. The problem is strongly nonlinear. In order to simplify the com- putation,

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