Comparisons of Finite Element Models of Bonded Bonded Joints

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Thispaperdealswithcomparisonsoffiniteelementmodelsofadhesivelybondedjoints. Inordertoincreasetheaccuracyoftheresults,fivelayersofsolidelementswereusedacrossthe adhesivelayerwhichwasonly0.05mminthickness.Thefiniteelementswererefinedgraduallyin steps from adherends to adhesive layer. In these models, most regions of the adherends and adhesiveweremodelledusingsolidbrickelementsbutsomesolidtriangularprismelementswere usedforasmoothtransition.Insomeofthemodels,linearinterpolationelementsoffullorreduced integrationandofhybridformulationwereused.Inothermodels,quadraticinterpolationelements of full or reduced integration and of hybrid formulation were used. Comparisons are performed betweenmodelswithdifferentmodellingapproachinordertofindasuitablemodeltopredictthe mechanicalbehaviourofadhesivelybondedjoints.

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Honghua Tan

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2192-2197

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.66-68.2192

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X. C. He "Comparisons of Finite Element Models of Bonded Bonded Joints", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 66-68, pp. 2192-2197, 2011

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July 2011

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