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A material model for anisotropic metals

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-26
Number of pages6
JournalJournal De Physique. IV : JP
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2003
EventEurodymat 2003: 7th International Conference on Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 8 Sep 200312 Sep 2003


The paper describes the development of a material model, which allows for anisotropy of elastic constants, the yield surface, work hardening parameters and damage. The current failure/damage model is porosity based and allows for the modelling of tensile failure and includes the effect of anisotropy. The model accounts for non-linear behaviour at high pressures, and is implemented in the LLNL-DYNA3D. The importance of the above mentioned model features when considering the response of anisotropic materials to high strain-rate loading is illustrated by considering two examples, flyer plate impact and Taylor cylinder impact.


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