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Newly Developed Anti-Buckling Fixture to Assess the In-Plane Crashworthiness of Flat Composite Specimens

Author(s): Iman Babaei, Ravin Garg, Lorenzo Vigna, Davide Salvatore Paolino, Giovanni Belingardi, Lucio Cascone, Andrea Calzolari, Giuseppe Galizia
Published in: Applied Sciences, 10/21, 2020, Page(s) 7797, ISSN 2076-3417
Publisher: mdpi
DOI: 10.3390/app10217797

Micromechanical modelling of the longitudinal compressive and tensile failure of unidirectional composites: The effect of fibre misalignment introduced via a stochastic process

Author(s): L.F. Varandas, G. Catalanotti, A.R. Melro, R.P. Tavares, B.G. Falzon
Published in: International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2020, ISSN 0020-7683
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2020.07.022

Predicting Composite Component Behavior Using Element Level Crashworthiness Tests, Finite Element Analysis and Automated Parametric Identification

Author(s): Ravin Garg, Iman Babaei, Davide Salvatore Paolino, Lorenzo Vigna, Lucio Cascone, Andrea Calzolari, Giuseppe Galizia, Giovanni Belingardi
Published in: Materials, 13/20, 2020, Page(s) 4501, ISSN 1996-1944
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/ma13204501

Accurate evaluation of failure indices of composite layered structures via various FE models

Author(s): A.G. de Miguel, I. Kaleel, M.H. Nagaraj, A. Pagani, M. Petrolo, E. Carrera
Published in: Composites Science and Technology, 167, 2018, Page(s) 174-189, ISSN 0266-3538
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.07.031

On the importance of nesting considerations for accurate computational damage modelling in 2D woven composite materials

Author(s): Luís F. Varandas, Giuseppe Catalanotti, António R. Melro, Brian G. Falzon
Published in: Computational Materials Science, 172, 2020, Page(s) 109323, ISSN 0927-0256
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2019.109323

Micromechanical analysis of interlaminar crack propagation between angled plies in mode I tests

Author(s): L.F. Varandas, A. Arteiro, G. Catalanotti, B.G. Falzon
Published in: Composite Structures, 220, 2019, Page(s) 827-841, ISSN 0263-8223
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.04.050

Mode I intralaminar fracture toughness of 2D woven carbon fibre reinforced composites: A comparison of stable and unstable crack propagation techniques

Author(s): D. Dalli, G. Catalanotti, L.F. Varandas, B.G. Falzon, S. Foster
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 214, 2019, Page(s) 427-448, ISSN 0013-7944
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2019.04.003

A global-local approach for the elastoplastic analysis of compact and thin-walled structures via refined models

Author(s): M. Petrolo, M.H. Nagaraj, I. Kaleel, E. Carrera
Published in: Computers & Structures, 206, 2018, Page(s) 54-65, ISSN 0045-7949
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2018.06.004

Effect of weave parameters on the mechanical properties of 3D woven glass composites

Author(s): Monali Dahale, Geoffrey Neale, Ranieri Lupicini, Lucio Cascone, Cormac McGarrigle, John Kelly, Edward Archer, Eileen Harkin-Jones, Alistair McIlhagger
Published in: Composite Structures, 223, 2019, Page(s) 110947, ISSN 0263-8223
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.110947

Compressive intralaminar fracture toughness and residual strength of 2D woven carbon fibre reinforced composites: New developments on using the size effect method

Author(s): D. Dalli, G. Catalanotti, L.F. Varandas, B.G. Falzon, S. Foster
Published in: Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 106, 2020, Page(s) 102487, ISSN 0167-8442
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.tafmec.2020.102487

Evaluation of grit-blasting as a pre-treatment for carbon-fibre thermoplastic composite to aluminium bonded joints tested at static and dynamic loading rates

Author(s): Karthik Ramaswamy, Ronan M. O'Higgins, Ajay Kumar Kadiyala, Michael A. McCarthy, Conor T. McCarthy
Published in: Composites Part B: Engineering, 185, 2020, Page(s) 107765, ISSN 1359-8368
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.107765

Energy absorption capability of composite bolted joints undergoing extended bearing failure

Author(s): Jazib Hassan, Thomas Feser, Ronan M. O'Higgins, Matthias Waimer, Conor T. McCarthy, Nathalie Toso, Michael E. Byrne, Michael A. McCarthy
Published in: Composite Structures, 237, 2020, Page(s) 111868, ISSN 0263-8223
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.111868

Contact analysis of laminated structures including transverse shear and stretching

Author(s): M.H. Nagaraj, I. Kaleel, E. Carrera, M. Petrolo
Published in: European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 80, 2020, Page(s) 103899, ISSN 0997-7538
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.euromechsol.2019.103899

Nonlinear analysis of compact and thin-walled metallic structures including localized plasticity under contact conditions

Author(s): M.H. Nagaraj, I. Kaleel, E. Carrera, M. Petrolo
Published in: Engineering Structures, 203, 2020, Page(s) 109819, ISSN 0141-0296
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109819

Effects of transient dynamic loading on the energy absorption capability of composite bolted joints undergoing extended bearing failure

Author(s): Thomas Feser, Jazib Hassan, Matthias Waimer, Ronan M. O'Higgins, Conor T. McCarthy, Nathalie Toso, Heinz Voggenreiter, Michael A. McCarthy
Published in: Composite Structures, 2020, Page(s) 112476, ISSN 0263-8223
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.112476

Mesoscale modelling of extended bearing failure in tension-absorber joints

Author(s): Jazib Hassan , Ronan M. O’Higgins , Conor T. McCarthy , Nathalie Toso , Michael A. McCarthy
Published in: International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2020, ISSN 0020-7403
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2020.105777

Quasi-static and dynamic performance of novel interlocked hybrid metal-composite joints

Author(s): Karthik Ramaswamy, Ronan M. O'Higgins, Michael C. Corbett, Michael A. McCarthy, Conor T. McCarthy
Published in: Composite Structures, 2020, Page(s) 112769, ISSN 0263-8223
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.112769

Assessing the current modelling approach for predicting the crashworthiness of Formula One composite structures

Author(s): D. Dalli, L.F. Varandas, G. Catalanotti, S. Foster, B.G. Falzon
Published in: Composites Part B: Engineering, 2020, Page(s) 108242, ISSN 1359-8368
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.108242

Numerical analysis of disbonding in sandwich structures using 1D finite elements

Author(s): L. Qi, M.H. Nagaraj, E. Carrera, C.F. Gao, M. Petrolo
Published in: Composite Structures, 252, 2020, Page(s) 112717, ISSN 0263-8223
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.112717

Progressive damage analysis of composite laminates subjected to low-velocity impact using 2D layer-wise structural models

Author(s): M.H. Nagaraj, E. Carrera, M. Petrolo
Published in: International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 127, 2020, Page(s) 103591, ISSN 0020-7462
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2020.103591

An experimental and numerical investigation of the crushing behaviour of 2D woven CFRP Formula 1 crash structures

Author(s): D. Dalli, L.F. Varandas, G. Catalanotti, B.G. Falzon,S. Foster
Published in: Proceedings of 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Mechanical Response of Composites, Composites 2019, 2019
Publisher: 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Mechanical Response of Composites, Composites 2019

An Improved Load Introduction Technique for Dynamic Material Characterisation at Intermediate Strain Rate

Author(s): Sanghyun Yoo, Dominik Schueler, Marcel Brodbeck, Nathalie Toso, Giuseppe Catalanotti, Heinz Voggenereiter
Published in: Proceedings, 2/8, 2018, Page(s) 381, ISSN 2504-3900
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/ICEM18-05203

The effect of processing on the mechanical properties of self-reinforced composites

Author(s): Farzaneh Hassani, Peter J. Martin, Brian G. Falzon
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 1960, 1960(1), 2018, Page(s) 020010
Publisher: AIP Publishing
DOI: 10.1063/1.5034811

Global-local techniques for macroscale analysis and key performance indicator evaluation of composite structures

Author(s): M. Nagaraj, I. Kaleel, M. Petrolo, E. Carrera
Published in: Proceedings of ICMAMS - First International Conference on Mechanics of Advanced Materials, 2018
Publisher: ICMAMS - First International Conference on Mechanics of Advanced Materials

High strain rate modelling of woven composite using stack shell method

Author(s): C. Srivastava, B. Ravindran, G. Lampeas
Published in: Proceedings of ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials, 2018
Publisher: ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials

Experimental characterisation of satin weave composite laminate at high strain rates using Split Hopkinson Bar Testing

Author(s): B. Ravindran, C. Srivastava, G. Lampeas
Published in: Proceedings of ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials, 2018
Publisher: ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials

Investigation on the effect of cooling rate on the mechanical properties of polypropylene self-reinforced composites

Author(s): F. Hassani, P.J. Martin, B.G. Falzon
Published in: Proceedings of ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials, 2018
Publisher: ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials

Multiscale damage analysis of a plain carbon weave incorporating material variability

Author(s): L.F. Varandas, A.R. Melro, G. Catalanotti, B.G. Falzon
Published in: Proceedings of ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials, 2018
Publisher: ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials

3D weaving and consolidation of carbon fibre T-piece stringers

Author(s): E. Archer, A. McIlhagger, E. Harkin-Jones, G. Neale, C. Ralph, M. Dahale, A. Hardman, C. McGarrigle, G. Stewart
Published in: Proceedings of ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials, 2018
Publisher: ECCM18 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials

Contact modeling within displacement-based refined one-dimensional beam models

Author(s): I. Kaleel, M.H. Nagaraj, M. Petrolo, E. Carrera
Published in: Proceedings of ICMAMS - First International Conference on Mechanics of Advanced Materials, 2018
Publisher: ICMAMS - First International Conference on Mechanics of Advanced Materials

Effect of pick density on tensile, compressive and shear properties of 3D woven glass composites

Author(s): M. Dahale, G. Neale, E. Archer, E. Harkin-Jones, A. McIlhagger
Published in: Proceedings of 21st International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS), 2018
Publisher: 21st International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS)

3D Woven Composites for Energy Absorbing Applications

Author(s): G. Neale, M. Dahale, A. McIlhagger, E. Archer, E. Harkin-Jones
Published in: Proceedings of SAMPE Europe - Conference 2018, 2018
Publisher: SAMPE Europe

HIGH-FIDELITY DAMAGE ANALYSIS OF COMPOSITES USING A PLY-BASED CONTINUUM MODEL

Author(s): Nagaraj, M. H.; Reiner, J.; Vaziri, R.; Carrera, E.; Petrolo, M.
Published in: Proceeding of XXV International Congress of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1, 2019
Publisher: Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Numerical modelling of unstable mode i transverse intralaminar crack propagation using the size effect law

Author(s): Luís F. Varandas, Denis Dalli, Giuseppe Catalanotti and Brian G. Falzon
Published in: Proceedings of ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, 2019
Publisher: 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials

Experimental study on the performance of hybrid metal-composite joints at quasi-static and intermediate rates

Author(s): K Ramaswamy, R M O’Higgins, M C Corbett, C T McCarthy, M A McCarthy,
Published in: Proceedings of ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, 2019
Publisher: 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials - ICCM22

Investigation of geometrical and composite material parameters for tension-absorbing bolted joints

Author(s): J. Hassan, R. O’Higgins, T. Feser, C. T. McCarthy, M. Waimer, N. Toso and M. A. McCarthy
Published in: Proceedings of ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, 2019
Publisher: ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials

Improvement of Dynamic Testing Procedures for Crashworthiness of Composite Transportation Structures

Author(s): S. Yoo, G. Catalanotti, N. Toso, Y. Toso, H. Voggenreiter (2019)
Published in: Proceedings of Europe-Korea Conference on Science and Technology (EKC),, 2019
Publisher: Europe-Korea Conference on Science and Technology (EKC),

Improvement of Testing Methods for Composites at Intermediate Strain Rates

Author(s): S. Yoo, N. Toso, G. Catalanotti, Y. Toso, H. Voggenreiter (2019)
Published in: Proceeding, 2019
Publisher: DLR Themen- und Posterworkshop 2019

Properties and Failure Prediction of Interply Hybrid Composites of Glass and Self-reinforced Polypropylene.

Author(s): F. Hassani, P.J. Martin, M.A. Aravand B.G. Falzon
Published in: Proceedings of ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, 2019
Publisher: ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials

Interply hybrid composites of self-reinforced polypropylene with glass fibre reinforced polypropylene under impact loading

Author(s): F. Hassani, P.J. Martin, M.A. Aravand B.G. Falzon
Published in: Proceedings of ECCCS- 1- 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures

Energy absorption mechanisms in layer-to-layer 3d woven composites

Author(s): G. Neale, M. Dahale, S. Yoo, N. Toso, J. Kelly, C. McGarrigle, E. Archer, A. McIlhagger, E. Harkin-Jones
Published in: Proceedings of ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, 2019
Publisher: 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22)

Comparative studies of structure-property relationship between glass/epoxy and carbon/epoxy 3d woven composites

Author(s): M. Dahale, G.Neale, C. McGarrigle, J. Kelly, E. Archer, E. Harkin-Jones, A.McIlhagger
Published in: Proceedings of SAMPE Europe - Conference 2019, 2019
Publisher: SAMPE Europe

Influence of textile architecture on the mechanical properties of 3d woven carbon composites

Author(s): M. Dahale, G. Neale, C. McGarrigle, J. Kelly, E. Archer, E. Harkin-Jones, A. McIlhagger
Published in: Proceedings of ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, 2019
Publisher: 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22)

Effect of strain rate at compressive loading of unidirectional plies in structural composites

Author(s): V. Singh, R. Larsson, E. Marklund, R. Olsson
Published in: Proceedings of 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Mechanical Response of Composites, Composites 2019, 2019
Publisher: 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Mechanical Response of Composites, Composites 2019

Optimization of split Hopkinson pressure bar and experimental characterization of 3D woven composite at high strain rate

Author(s): B. Ravindran, G. Lampeas
Published in: Proceedings, of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Improvement of mechanical performance in 3D woven by modification of weave parameters

Author(s): M. Dahale, G. Neale, C. McGarrigle, J. Kelly, E. Archer, E. Harkin-Jones, A. McIlhagger
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Dynamic intralaminar fracture toughness of carbon/epoxy composites at intermediate strain rates using size effect.

Author(s): S. Yoo, G. Catalanotti, D. Dalli, N. Toso, Y. Toso, H. Voggenreiter
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference on Crashworthiness of Composite Structures, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference on Crashworthiness of Composite Structures

In-plane energy absorption in layer-to-layer 3D woven composites: float length variation

Author(s): G. Neale, M. Dahale, S. Yoo, N. Toso, C. McGarrigle, J. Kelly, E. Archer, A. McIlhagger, E. Harkin-Jones
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

High-fidelity impact analysis of composite structures using refined structural theories

Author(s): M. Nagaraj, E. Carrera and M. Petrolo
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Numerical modelling of the unstable mode I intralaminar crack propagation in 2D woven composite materials

Author(s): L. Varandas, D. Dalli, G. Catalanotti, B.G. Falzon
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Optimisation of layup and laminate stacking sequence to maximise energy absorption of tension absorbing joints

Author(s): J. Hassan, R. O'Higgins, C. McCarthy, M. McCarthy
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Strain rate dependency of unidirectional composite plies in compressive loading

Author(s): V. Singh, R. Larsson, E. Marklund, R. Olsson
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Influence of extrusion screw designs and speeds on the mechanical properties of melt-blended nylon 6-graphene nanoplatelet nanocomposites

Author(s): S. Attar, B. Chen, G. Catalanotti, B. Falzon
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Mesoscale and macroscale modelling of the quasi-static crushing behaviour of 2D woven CFRP Formula 1 crash structures

Author(s): D. Dalli, L. Varandas, G. Catalanotti, B.G. Falzon, S. Foster
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

An experimental and numerical study of the performance characteristics of novel hybrid metal-composite joints

Author(s): K. Ramaswamy, R. O'Higgins, C. McCarthy, M. McCarthy
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Experimental evaluation of the impact behavior and damage effects in carbon fibre composite flat specimens

Author(s): I. Babaei, R. Garg, D. S. Paolino, G. Belingardi, L. Cascone, G. Galizia, A. Calzolari
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Optimisation of discontinuous composites for crashworthiness

Author(s): S. Francis, C. Cameron
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Simulation studies on the crashworthiness of carbon fibre composite flat specimens

Author(s): Calzolari A, Paolino D, Belingardi G, Galizia G, Babaei I, Cascone L, Garg R, Lupicini R.
Published in: Proceedings of 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1, 2019
Publisher: 1st European Conference On Crashworthiness Of Composite Structures - ECCCS-1

Improved Energy Absorption in 3D Woven Composites by Weave Parameter Manipulation

Author(s): G. Neale, M. Dahale,S. Yoo, N. Toso, J. Kelly,C. McGarrigle, E. Archer, A. McIlhagger, E. Harkin-Jones.
Published in: Proceedia CIR, 2019
Publisher: Elsevier

Improvement on dynamic material Characterisation of carbon/epoxy composites at intermediate strain rates

Author(s): S. Yoo, G. Catalanotti, N. Toso, Y. Toso, H. Voggenreiter
Published in: Proceedings of ICCM22 - 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, 2019
Publisher: 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22),

Characterisation of bearing energy absorption of thin-ply based discontinuous composite.

Author(s): S. Francis, C. Cameron, L.E. Asp, M. Wysocki
Published in: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Composite Testing and Model Identification, 2019
Publisher: 9th International Conference on Composite Testing and Model Identification

An efficient multiscale virtual testing platform for composite via component-wise models

Author(s): I. Kaleel, M.H. Nagaraj, M. Petrolo, E. Carrera, Am. Waas
Published in: Proceedings of the American society for composites—thirty-third technical conference, 2018
Publisher: American society for composites—thirty-third technical conference

A Global-Local Strategy for the Elastoplastic Analysis of Complex Metallic Structures via Component-Wise Approach

Author(s): E. Carrera, I. Kaleel, M. Nagaraj, M. Petrolo
Published in: American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection, 2018
Publisher: ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2018

Contact modelling of composite structures using advanced structural theories

Author(s): M. Nagaraj, I. Kaleel, E. Carrera, M. Petrolo
Published in: Proceedings of XXV International Congress of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2019
Publisher: XXV International Congress of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics