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Collapse Analysis, Defect Sensitivity and Load Paths

Kelly, D.W. and Lee, M.C.W. and Orifici, A.C. and Thomson, R.S. and Degenhardt, Richard (2009) Collapse Analysis, Defect Sensitivity and Load Paths. Computers, Materials and Continua, 10 (2), pp. 163-194. Tech Science Press. ISSN 1546-2218 (print) 1546-2226 (on-line).

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An experimental program for collapse of curved stiffened composite shell structures encountered a wide range of initial and deep buckling mode shapes. This paper presents work to determine the significance of the buckling deformations for determining the final collapse loads and to understand the source of the variation. A finite element analysis is applied to predict growth of damage that causes the disbonding of stiffeners and defines a load displacement curve to final collapse. The variability in material properties and geometry is then investigated to identify a range of buckling modes and development of deep postbuckling deformation encountered in the experimental program. Finally the load paths for the damaged panels are used to visualise the load transfer and enhance the physical understanding of the load displacement history.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/62435/
Document Type:Article
Title:Collapse Analysis, Defect Sensitivity and Load Paths
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Kelly, D.W.University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaUNSPECIFIED
Lee, M.C.W.University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaUNSPECIFIED
Orifici, A.C.Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaUNSPECIFIED
Thomson, R.S.Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaUNSPECIFIED
Journal or Publication Title:Computers, Materials and Continua
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Page Range:pp. 163-194
EditorsEmailEditor's ORCID iD
Publisher:Tech Science Press
ISSN:1546-2218 (print) 1546-2226 (on-line)
Keywords:Buckling, Stiffened Shells, Collapse Loads, Geometry Sensitivity
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Aircraft Research (old)
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AR - Aircraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Structures & Materials (old)
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems > Structural Mechanics
Deposited By: Ries, Doris
Deposited On:16 Feb 2010 10:56
Last Modified:06 Sep 2019 15:22

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