ID 1156


Numerical Investigation into the Elastic Impact Response of

Carbon-fibre Epoxy Plates Validated with Experimental Data



T. Franz, V. Balden and G.N. Nurick

Centre for Research in Computational and Applied Mechanics

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cape Town

Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa


Keywords: CFRP, plate, impact, finite element analysis