Cyclic Loading Behaviour of Double Strap Bonded Joints with CFRP and Aluminium


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The adhesively bonded joints behaviour under cyclic loading is not yet well understood due to its inherent complexity. Numerical approaches appear, therefore, as the easiest way to simulate such mechanical behaviour. In this work, double strap bonded joints with Carbon Fibres Reinforced Polymers (CFRP) and aluminium are numerically simulated and subjected to a cyclic loading history. In the numerical simulation, the Distinct Element Method (DEM) is used and it is assumed cohesive bi-linear bond-slip models with local damage of the interface. The evaluation of the bonded joints under cyclic loading is made by comparing the results with those simulated with a monotonic loading.



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




H. Biscaia et al., "Cyclic Loading Behaviour of Double Strap Bonded Joints with CFRP and Aluminium", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 774, pp. 36-41, 2018

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August 2018




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