Investigation on Damage and Failure of Vinyl Composite Plate under Tensile Load


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In this paper, three kinds of different fiber reinforced vinyl composite plates are prepared by VARI technique, the mechanical parameters and failure modes of these panels under different strain rates are experimentally studied. The results show that loading velocity has a great influence on the tensile modulus of elasticity and strength as well as failure mode of the plates. At the same time, UMAT functional element program is used to write the failure criterion by ABAQUS finite element software, then the damage mode of composite fiber and matrix under tensile load are studied.



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Luis Rodríguez-Tembleque, Jaime Domínguez and Ferri M.H. Aliabadi




Z. L. Chang et al., "Investigation on Damage and Failure of Vinyl Composite Plate under Tensile Load", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 774, pp. 13-18, 2018

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August 2018




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