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# 3D FEM Analyses of the Buckling Delamination of a Rectangular Sandwich Plate Containing Interface Rectangular Cracks and Made from Elastic and Viscoelastic Materials

Surkay D. Akbarov1,2, Nazmiye Yahnioglu3, Ayfer Tekin4

Corresponding author. Yildiz Technical University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yildiz Campus, 34349, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: akbarov@yildiz.edu.tr (S. D. Akbarov)
Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics of National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, 37041, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Yildiz Technical University, Faculty of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Department of Mathematical Engineering, Davutpasa campus No 127, 34210 Esenler, Istanbul, Turkey.
Yildiz Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Davutpasa campus No 127, 34210 Esenler, Istanbul, Turkey.

Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences 2010, 64(2), 147-186. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2010.064.147

## Abstract

A three-dimensional buckling delamination problem for the sandwich rectangular plate made from elastic and viscoelastic material is studied. It is supposed that the plate contains interface rectangular cracks (Case 1) and interface rectangular edge-cracks (Case 2) and edge-surfaces of these cracks have initial infinitesimal imperfections. The evolution of these initial imperfections with an external compressive loading acting along the cracks (for a case where the materials of layers of the plate are elastic) or with duration of time (for a case where the materials of layers of the plate are viscoelastic) is investigated within the framework of the piecewise homogeneous body model with the use of three-dimensional geometrically nonlinear field equations of the theory of the viscoelastic bodies. For the determination of the values of the critical force or critical time as well as the buckling delamination mode, the initial imperfection criterion is used. The corresponding boundary-value problems are solved by employing boundary form perturbation techniques, Laplace transform and FEM. The influence of the materials or geometrical parameters of the plate on the critical values is discussed. In particular, it is established that for the considered change range of the problem parameters the buckling form depends not only on the infinitesimal initial imperfection mode of the crack edges, but also on the parameters which characterize the geometry and location of these cracks.

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APA Style
Akbarov, S.D., Yahnioglu, N., Tekin, A. (2010). 3D FEM analyses of the buckling delamination of a rectangular sandwich plate containing interface rectangular cracks and made from elastic and viscoelastic materials. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 64(2), 147-186. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2010.064.147
Vancouver Style
Akbarov SD, Yahnioglu N, Tekin A. 3D FEM analyses of the buckling delamination of a rectangular sandwich plate containing interface rectangular cracks and made from elastic and viscoelastic materials. Comput Model Eng Sci. 2010;64(2):147-186 https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2010.064.147
IEEE Style
S.D. Akbarov, N. Yahnioglu, and A. Tekin "3D FEM Analyses of the Buckling Delamination of a Rectangular Sandwich Plate Containing Interface Rectangular Cracks and Made from Elastic and Viscoelastic Materials," Comput. Model. Eng. Sci., vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 147-186. 2010. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2010.064.147

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