Modeling failure of heterogeneous viscoelastic solids under dynamic/impact loading due to multiple evolving cracks using a two-way coupled multiscale model

This paper presents a model for predicting damage evolution in heterogeneous viscoelastic solids under dynamic/impact loading. Some theoretical developments associated with the model have been previously reported. These are reviewed briefly, with the main focus of this paper on new developments and...

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Published in:Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials : An International Journal Devoted to the Time-Dependent Behaviour of Materials and Structures, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2010), p. 125-151
Main Author: Souza, V.
Other Involved Persons: Allen, H.
Format: electronic Article
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
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