Recent advances of finite elements for laminated composite plates

Zhang, Y. and Yang, Chunhui 2008, Recent advances of finite elements for laminated composite plates, Recent patents on engineering, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 36-46.


Title Recent advances of finite elements for laminated composite plates
Author(s) Zhang, Y.
Yang, Chunhui
Journal name Recent patents on engineering
Volume number 2
Issue number 1
Start page 36
End page 46
Publisher Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.
Place of publication Bussum, Netherlands
Publication date 2008-01
ISSN 1872-2121
Keyword(s) composite laminated plates
laminated plate theories
laminated finite elements
displacement-based
mixed/hybridbased
computational models
Summary A large amount of finite elements have been developed for finite element analysis of laminated composite plates. The laminated plate theories are reviewed and summarized in this paper. The focus of this review is on the recently developed laminated finite elements since 1990. The 2-D triangular and quadrilateral displacement-based and mixed/hybrid-based finite element models, which were developed based on the first-order shear deformation theories, the higher-order shear deformation theories, the zig-zag theories and the global-local higher-order deformation theories, and the layer-wise laminated plate theories are reviewed in this paper and also their related patents. Finally, some points on the development of the laminated finite elements are summarized.
Language eng
Field of Research 091308 Solid Mechanics
Socio Economic Objective 869999 Manufacturing not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2008
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30017606

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation
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