• Microplane model for fracturing damage of triaxially braided fiber-polymer composites 

    Caner, Ferhun Cem; Bazant, Zdenek P.; Hoover, Christian G.; Waas, Anthony M; Shahwan, Khaled W. (2011-04)
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    A material model for the fracturing behavior for braided composites is developed and implemented in a material subroutine for use in the commercial explicit finite element code ABAQUS. The subroutine is based on the ...
  • Multiscale simulation of fracture of braided composites via repetitive unit cells 

    Šmilauer, V.; Hoover, Christian G.; Bazant, Zdenek P.; Caner, Ferhun Cem; Waas, Anthony M; Shahwan, Khaled W. (2011-04)
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    Two-dimensional triaxially braided composites (2DTBCs) are attractive in crashworthiness design because their fracture can dissipate a significantly larger amount of impact energy than other light-weight materials. This ...