Optimization of elastic properties and weaving patterns of woven composites

@article{Bakar2013OptimizationOE,
  title={Optimization of elastic properties and weaving patterns of woven composites},
  author={I. Bakar and Oliver Kramer and S. Bordas and T. Rabczuk},
  journal={Composite Structures},
  year={2013},
  volume={100},
  pages={575-591}
}
Abstract Predictions of geometric characteristics and elastic properties of patterns in woven fabric composites are proposed based on unit cells. This study addresses the optimization of the elastic properties within woven fabric composite unit cells with multiple designs based on periodic boundary conditions and evolutionary algorithms. Furthermore, the study permits a reliable prediction of mechanical behavior of woven fabric composites unit cells in which the weave patterns are the variables… Expand
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