Ballistic Simulation of Impact on Composite Laminates

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Abstract

The paper reports on numerical simulation of impact problems on fiber reinforced plastic composite laminated plates reinforced with Kevlar 29. The ballistic impact caused by STANAG-2920 projectile is analyzed to obtain an estimate for the V50 and the global damage. All estimate have been carried out using the finite difference numerical code AUTODYN-3D, are compared with the experimental data to illustrate the performance of the simulation. Good correlation between resulting simulations and experimental results is demonstrated both in terms of deformation and damage of the laminates and ballistic performance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceeding of the International Conference Constructions 2003, 16-17 May 2003 Cluj-Napoca Romania
Subtitle of host publicationStructural mechanics : steel structures
EditorsAdrian Mircea Ioani, Pavel Alexa, Liviu Cucu
Place of PublicationCluj-Napoca, Romania
PublisherArgonaut & Napoca Star
Pages139-146
Number of pages8
Volume2
ISBN (Print)973-9350-89-5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2003
EventProceedings of the International Conference Constructions 2003 - Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Duration: 16 May 200317 May 2003

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the International Conference Constructions 2003
CountryRomania
CityCluj-Napoca
Period16/05/0317/05/03

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