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This paper presents an explicit finite element approach to create and simulate the braiding process for the virtual manufacture of 2D braids. The process starts from the definition of an analytical function which describes the movement of the carriers on a braiding track plate. Models of idealised Maypole-type braiding machines are built and used to shape virtual yarns into braids. This procedure can be used in a parameter control fashion, to optimise or to create virtual braided structures, which can serve as input for other structural analyses. A parametric study is presented to investigate the effect of the number of virtual cylinders to represent a real yarn and the shape of the final braid.
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The aim of Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Modern Processes is to publish and disseminate results of current analytical, experimental and numerical research in the broad area of mechanics of advanced materials, with a special emphasis on underpinning interrelations between physics of deformation, damage and fracture with mechanics of manufacturing processes.
Advanced Composites: Microstructure, Mechanics, Manufacturing and Optimisation
Edited by Edgar Alejandro Marañon Leon, Helmut Boehm, Chaofeng Lu, Ken-Ichi Manabe
Recent Developments in Mechanics of Advanced Materials
Edited by Vadim V. Silberschmidt
Collection published: 10 July 2017
Additive manufacturing is a step change in manufacturing technology. A major challenge is to control defects and residual stresses to ensure good and repeatable mechanical properties. Computer modelling based on the fundamental principles of mechanics and materials science is potentially a powerful tool to optimise additive manufacturing processes. This special issue presents some recent developments in this area and covers various topics – from overviews of theoretical schemes of continuum mechanics and microstructured materials to analysis of woven composites to biomedical applications.
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Annual Journal Metrics
88 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
88 days to first decision for all manuscripts
162 days from submission to acceptance
17 days from acceptance to publication
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- ISSN: 2198-7874 (electronic)