Numerical Simulation of Mechanical Effects in Composite Structures by the Finite Element Method

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C. Müller, A. Bohmann

French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL), F-68301 Saint-Louis Cedex, France

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 123(2), 248-252 (Dec 14, 1998) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1319503 History: Received October 26, 1998; Revised December 14, 1998
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Sabot prestudy PEGASUS after a shot
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Specimen “pressure-3” after the test
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Specimen “pressure-4” in detail
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Stress-strain-diagram of a notched specimen (laterally supported)
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Stress-strain-diagram of a notched specimen (laterally unsupported)
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Strength comparison between notched and unnotched specimens without lateral support
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Stress-strain results for TE 630 under dynamic and quasi-static load
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Flash-X-ray-picture of a failed projectile at the railgun’s muzzle at shotout
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Numerical investigation of “model_62a”
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Flash-X-ray-picture of shot F09 of the prestudy PEGASUS in free flight
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Numerical Hopkinson test with FAILEX1-failure criterion
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Numerical Hopkinson test with strain-rate-dependent failure criterion



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