General Mechanical

General Mechanical

Continuum Damage Mechanics

    • Reza Taheri

      Hi everyone, 

      I'm modeling post-buckling damage of a layered orthotropic fibrous structure. I decided to use hashin failure and CDM with 0.1% initial imperfection (1st mode), but I could not find any source for the range of values I should use for "energy dissipated per unit area" and "viscous damping coefficient" needed for CDM. Any help is appreciated.

    • bhagwantP
      Ansys Employee

      It will be based on your application problem. Will you please check out more details into our material reference section of APDL guide (help)?


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