Fracture Analysis for Stiffened Aircraft Fuselage Subjected to Blast


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This paper primarily presents the automation computational analysis techniques to determine the dynamic stress intensity factor for the stiffened damaged aircraft fuselage subjected to triangle blast load. 3-dimention panel models can be created using parameterization and the dynamic stress intensity factor can be obtained in the procedure of the blast automatically. A typical stiffened curved panel model which consists of 7 frames and 8 stringers is calculated. The calculation results show that the peak SIF value of the crack in the panel with strips under blast load is always smaller than that without strips for all longitudinal crack lengths; the strips can slow down the crack growth markedly and the effect of the strips on SIF is most obvious when the crack tips are close to the edge of strips; the blast load time has effect on the SIF peak value, and the effect is most significant when the load time is about 25 milliseconds for the panel with strips.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 417-418)

Edited by:

M.H Aliabadi, S. Abela, S. Baragetti, M. Guagliano and Han-Seung Lee






J. S. Ju et al., "Fracture Analysis for Stiffened Aircraft Fuselage Subjected to Blast", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 417-418, pp. 661-664, 2010

Online since:

October 2009




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