ID 1342


Modeling of Brittle Particle Fracture in Particle Reinforced

Ductile Matrix Composites by 3D-Unit Cells



Anton Eckschlager, Wensheng Han and Helmut J. Böhm

Christian Doppler Laboratory for Functionally Oriented Materials Design at the

Institute of Lightweight Structures and Aerospace Engineering,

Vienna University of Technology, A-1040 Vienna, Austria


Keywords: metal matrix composites, particle reinforced composites, particle fracture, unit cell models, weibull fracture probability