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Title: Dynamic damage and failure in visco-plastic materials
Authors: Jian, Z.
Ze-Ping, W. 
Issue Date: Dec-1995
Citation: Jian, Z.,Ze-Ping, W. (1995-12). Dynamic damage and failure in visco-plastic materials. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 52 (6) : 1065-1075,1077. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: In this paper, a dynamic damage model in ductile solids under the application of a dynamic mean tensile stress is developed. The proposed model considers void nucleation and growth as parts of the damage process under intense dynamic loading (strain rates ε{lunate} ≥ 103 s-1). The evolution equation of the ductile void has the closed form, in which work-hardening behavior, rate-dependent contribution and inertial effects are taken into account. Meanwhile, a plate impact test is performed for simulating the dynamic fracture process in LY12 aluminum alloy. The damage model is incorporated in a hydrodynamic computer code, to simulate the first few stress reverberations in the target as it spalls and postimpact porosity in the specimen. Fair agreement between computed and experimental results is obtained. Numerical analysis shows that the influence of inertial resistance on the initial void growth in the case of high loading rate can not be neglected. It is also indicated that the dynamic growth of voids is highly sensitive to the strain rates. © 1995.
Source Title: Engineering Fracture Mechanics
ISSN: 00137944
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