Analysis for Fracture Characteristics of Porous Materials by using Cohesive Zone Models

응집영역모델을 이용한 다공질 재료의 파괴 거동 연구

  • 최승현 (포항공과대학교 대학원 기계공학과) ;
  • 하상렬 (포항공과대학교 대학원 기계공학과) ;
  • 김기태 (포항공과대학원 기계공학과)
  • Published : 2009.06.01


The effect of porosity on the crack propagation is studied by using the cohesive zone model. Standard mode I fracture test were done by using compact tension specimens with various porosities. Load-load line displacement curves and ${\delta}_5$-crack resistance curves for various porosities were obtained from experiments. The cohesive zone model proposed by Xu and Needleman was employed to describe the crack propagation in porous media, and the Gurson model is used for constitutive relation of porous materials. These models were implemented into user subroutines of a finite element program ABAQUS. The fracture mode changes from ductile fracture to brittle fracture as the porosity increases. Numerical calculations agree well with experimental results.


Cohesive Zone Model;Crack Propagation;Mode I Fracture;Porous Material


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