MODELING OF WRINKLING IN COMPRESSION MOLDING OF COMPOSITES

A model has been developed for the prediction of wrinkling during the compression molding process for composites with thick cross sections. The onset of wrinkling is modeled as a localized bifurcation model, which produces additional solutions in the form of wrinkles in a single layer or group of neighboring layers. Average mechanical, thermal, and cure properties of the composite material needed for simulation of compression molding processes are developed.

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  • Accession Number: 00767805
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Contract Numbers: NSC87-2211-E-006-041, B-9895, CMS 9625070
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 24 1999 12:00AM