Modelling shape distortions in composite products

E.A.D. Lamers, Sebastiaan Wijskamp, Remko Akkerman

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Abstract

Shape distortions often occur after the forming of woven fabric reinforced composite products. The thermomechanical behaviour of the product must be known in order to predict these product distortions. A two-step strategy is proposed to model the thermomechanical behaviour of a product. First, the fibre reorientation during processing is predicted, including the process induced fibre stresses. Secondly, a Classical Laminate Theory based model accounts for the locally changed thermomechanical properties of the composite. The strategy is demonstrated with a hemispherical product.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationThe 7th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming
EditorsA. Storen
Place of PublicationTrondheim, Norwegen
PublisherNorwegian University of Science and Technology
Pages-
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)82-92499-012-04
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2004
EventESAFORM 2004: 7th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming - Trondheim, Norway, Trondheim, Norway
Duration: 28 Apr 200430 Apr 2004
Conference number: 7

Conference

ConferenceESAFORM 2004
Abbreviated titleESAFORM
CountryNorway
CityTrondheim
Period28/04/0430/04/04
Other28-30 april 2004

Keywords

  • METIS-222813
  • IR-59510

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Lamers, E. A. D., Wijskamp, S., & Akkerman, R. (2004). Modelling shape distortions in composite products. In A. Storen (Ed.), The 7th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (pp. -). Trondheim, Norwegen: Norwegian University of Science and Technology.