ID 1647


Application of Decohesion Model in Predicting Progressive Delamination

of Composite Stiffened Panel and Repaired Sandwich Panel



Jiye Chena, A. J. Kinlochb and F. L. Matthewsb

a Engineering Material Group, School of Engineering Science, University of Southampton,

Southampton SO15 1JB, UK

b Centre for Composite Materials, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine,

London SW7, 2BX, UK


Keywords: interfacial decohesion models, interface finite element,

crack and delamination growth, composite materials and repairs, mixed damage scale