Micromechanical modeling of high energy composites

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Engineering
Department Mechanical Engineering
Creator Adams, Daniel
Other Author Banerjee, Biswajit; Grutta, James; Narra, Gopal
Title Micromechanical modeling of high energy composites
Date 2000
Description High-energy polymer-binded explosives (PBXs) are composed of high-energy crystaline particles and a rubbery binder. The volume fraction of particles is approximately 92 percent. The high-energy particles have a Young's modulus that is three orders of magnitude higher than that of the binder. Efforts are currently underway to model these materials based on material property inputs from molecular dynamics simulations Micromechanical studies using the generalized method of ceils (GMC) show that the position and size of the particles have a significant effect on the homogenized mechanical properties of the composite. Stress bridging is also shown to affect the mechanical properties significantly. Micromechanical modeling is validated using experimental data for PBX- 9501.
Type Text
Publisher Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
First Page 477
Last Page 479
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Banerjee, B., Grutta, J., Narra, G., & Adams, D. O. (2000). Micromechanical modeling of high energy composites. SEM IX International Congress, 477-9. June 5-8.
Rights Management (c)Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
Format Medium application/pdf
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6z89wqj
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