Assessment of foam fracture in sandwich beams using thermoelastic stress analysis

J.M. Dulieu-Barton (Invited author), Christian Berggreen (Invited author), C. Mettemberg (Invited author)

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Abstract

Thermoelastic Stress Analysis (TSA) has been well established for determining crack-tip parameters in metallic materials. This paper examines its ability to determine accurately the crack-tip parameters for PVC foam used in sandwich structures.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICCM-17
Publication date2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event17th International Conference on Composite Materials - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 27 Jul 200931 Jul 2009
Conference number: 17
https://www.eventsforce.net/iom/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=1048&eventID=7&eventID=7

Conference

Conference17th International Conference on Composite Materials
Number17
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period27/07/200931/07/2009
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Keywords

  • TSA
  • RFI
  • Full scale testing
  • PVC foam
  • Composite sandwich structures

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