An Amendment Method for Stress and Strain of Double-Curved Laminated Composite


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In this paper, an amendment method for stress and strain of double-curved laminated composite is proposed and studied. According to finite element analysis results of the same model with two different mesh size (coarse mesh size 120mm× 300mm and refined mesh size 30mm× 30mm ), stress and strain have been amended with modified formula in user material subroutine (UMAT) subprogram so that the corrected results of model with coarse mesh is similar to the results of model with refined mesh. Using this method, with coarse mesh, a satisfied accuracy results still can be obtained without refining mesh. It’s efficient for design and analysis of complex structures.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 561-565)

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Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




Y. S. Liu et al., "An Amendment Method for Stress and Strain of Double-Curved Laminated Composite", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 561-565, pp. 757-760, 2007

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October 2007




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