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Multiscale Modeling of Heterogeneous Material Systems

Abstract Damage detection in heterogeneous material systems is a complex problem and requires an in-depth understanding of the material characteristics and response under varying load and environmental conditions. A significant amount of research has been conducted in this field to enhance the fidelity of damage assessment methodologies, using a wide range of sensors and detection techniques, for both metallic materials and composites. However, detecting damage at the microscale is not possible with commercially available sensors. A probable way to approach this problem is through accurate and efficient multiscale modeling techniques, which are capable of tracking damage initiation at the microscale and propagation across the length scales. The outp... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Zhang, Jinjun (Author) / Chattopadhyay, Aditi (Advisor) / Dai, Lenore (Committee member) / Jiang, Hanqing (Committee member) / Papandreou-Suppappola, Antonia (Committee member) / Rajadas, John (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Mechanical engineering / Materials Science / Damage Criterion / Damage Estimation / Material Characterization / Multiscale Modeling / Statistical
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 190 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Mechanical Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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