Micromechanical analysis for evaluation of voids effect on thermoelastic properties of composites via 1D higher-order theories
Rebecca Masiadownload PDF
Abstract. The present work presents statistical results of numerical simulations to investigate the effect of different void percentages on composite materials’ coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). A random distribution of voids is simulated over the Representative Volume Element (RVE) matrix. The use of a high-order beam model within the framework of Carrera Unified Formulation (CUF) leads to a Component Wise (CW) description of the model cross-section. Numerical results for different fiber volume fractions and void concentration percentages are carried out, and the comparison with references from literature demonstrates the agreement in the average CTE trend.
Micromechanics, Voids, CUF, RVE, Composite Materials, Statistical Analysis
Published online 9/1/2023, 7 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: Rebecca Masia, Micromechanical analysis for evaluation of voids effect on thermoelastic properties of composites via 1D higher-order theories, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 33, pp 193-199, 2023
The article was published as article 28 of the book Aerospace Science and Engineering
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