Draping of biaxial non-crimp fabric on hemispherical shape

Draping of biaxial non-crimp fabric on hemispherical shape

ZHENG Ruochen, NAOUAR Naim, SCHÄFER Bastian, PLATZER Auriane, COLMARS Julien, KÄRGER Luise, BOISSE Philippe

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Abstract. The experiment and simulation of biaxial non-crimp fabric draping process is investigated. The finite element model is formulated employing a mesoscopic approach, wherein each individual fiber yarn and stitch is treated as a continuous medium, modeled separately for a more nuanced representation. The hemispherical punch shape for the draping is selected as it is the most commonly used academic shape with a rather simple double-curved geometry. The deformed shape, material draw-in and local shear angle between the experimental and numerical results are compared and discussed.

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Biaxial NCF, Hyperelastic, Meso-Scale Model, Composite Forming

Published online 4/24/2024, 8 pages
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Citation: ZHENG Ruochen, NAOUAR Naim, SCHÄFER Bastian, PLATZER Auriane, COLMARS Julien, KÄRGER Luise, BOISSE Philippe, Draping of biaxial non-crimp fabric on hemispherical shape, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 41, pp 623-630, 2024

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644903131-69

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