Lap Joint Analysis

Lap Joint Analysis

Introduction Simulation of the shearing of a lap joint. A lap joint describes a technique for joining two pieces of material by overlapping them. In the model shown in Figure W2–1, two aluminum plates are overlapped; a titanium rivet penetrates the two plates, thus...
Parallel Rheological Framework in Abaqus

Parallel Rheological Framework in Abaqus

Parallel Rheological Framework (PRF) is a constitutive framework based on superposition of finite-strain viscoelastic and elastic-plastic networks in parallel, and it includes: Hysteresis Hyperelastic Nonlinear viscoelasticity Mullings effect Permanent set for more...