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Rigid Polymer Foam Modelling

    • Orçun Özgün
      Subscriber

      Hi,
      I need to modelling PVC foam for sandwich structures. Is it enough to use generalize hooke laws.
      Should I check the Blatz-Ko, Neo-Hookean .etc ?

    • Armin_A
      Subscriber

      Hi Orcun,

      For more accurate simulations, foam materials are considered to exhibit hyperelastic behavior (as opposed to linear elastic response).
      Please see if the two courses below are helpful for your application:

      Topics in Hyperelasticity - ANSYS Innovation Courses

      Hyperelasticity | Ansys Innovation Courses

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