Multiscale fracture of cellular materials

A paper published in « International Journal of Terraspace Science and Engineering« , 2016.

This paper presents a review of mode I fracture toughness obtained by authors from micromechanical modeling and fracture toughness test……… The mode I fracture toughness was determine using three different specimens (Single Edge Notch Bending, Single Edge Crack and Asymmetric Semi Circular Bending). Different Polyurethane foam densities were investigated. Finally, a good correlation between analytical, numerical and experimental fracture toughness results was obtained.

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