Multi-layered folding with voids.

Abstract

In the deformation of layered materials such as geological strata, or stacks of paper, mechanical properties compete with the geometry of layering. Smooth, rounded corners lead to voids between the layers, while close packing of the layers results in geometrically induced curvature singularities. When voids are penalized by external pressure, the system is… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2011.0340

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