Skip to content
Licensed Unlicensed Requires Authentication Published by De Gruyter May 23, 2021

Effect of fiber orientation angle on patch repaired composite plates

Mete Onur Kaman and Fatih Cetisli
From the journal Materials Testing

Abstract

Stress intensity factors numerically investigated the Mode I loading of composite plates with an edge crack and repaired with a patch on a single side. The effect of the fiber orientation angle for both composite plate and the patch were analyzed with regard to crack length, adhesive properties, and plate thickness. The stress intensity factors were calculated by using the quarter point element that can be applied to 3D crack problems of homogeneous anisotropic materials.It was observed in this study that the fiber orientation angle affects the stress intensity factors significantly.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatih Cetisli Department of Civil Engineering Pamukkale University 20160, Denizli, Turkey

References

1 M. R. Ayatollahi, R. Hashemi: Mixed mode fracture in an inclined center crack repaired by composite patching, Composite Structures 81 (2007), No. 2, pp. 264-273 10.1016/j.compstruct.2006.08.013Search in Google Scholar

2 M. Belhouari, B. B. Bouiadjra, A. Megueni, C. Kaddouri: Comparison of double and single bonded repairs to symmetric composite structures: A numerical analysis, Composite Structures 65 (2004), No. 1, pp. 47-53 10.1016/j.compstruct.2003.10.005Search in Google Scholar

3 B. B. Bouiadjra, M. Belhouari, B. Serier: Computation of the stress intensity factors for repaired cracks with bonded composite patch in mode I and mixed mode, Composite Structure 56 (2002), No. 4, pp. 401-406 DOI:10.1016/S0263-8223(02)00023-510.1016/S0263-8223(02)00023-5Search in Google Scholar

4 L. R. F. Rose: An application of the inclusion analogy for bonded reinforcements, International Journal of Solid Structures 17 (1981), No. 8, pp. 827-838 DOI:10.1016/0020-7683(81)90091-310.1016/0020-7683(81)90091-3Search in Google Scholar

5 K. Madani, S. Touzain, X. Feaugas, M. Benguediab, M. Ratwani: Stress distribution in a 2024-T3 aluminum plate with a circular notch, repaired by a graphite/epoxy composite patch, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 29 (2009), No. 3, pp. 225-233 DOI:10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2008.05.00410.1016/j.ijadhadh.2008.05.004Search in Google Scholar

6 R. K. Ergun, H. Adin, A. Sisman, S. Temiz: Repair of an aluminum plate with an elliptical hole using a composite patch, Materials Testing 60 (2018), No. 11, pp. 1104-1110 DOI:10.3139/120.11125510.3139/120.111255Search in Google Scholar

7 I. Y. Sulu, Mechanical behavior of mode-I crack propagation between composite adhesive joints, Materials Testing 60 (2018), No. 4, pp. 407-412 DOI:10.3139/120.11116610.3139/120.111166Search in Google Scholar

8 I. Y. Sulu, Mechanical behavior of single-lap and double-lap adhesive joined composite parts, Materials Testing 59 (2017), No. 11-12, pp. 1019-1026 DOI:10.3139/120.11107010.3139/120.111070Search in Google Scholar

9 D. C. Seo, J. J. Lee: Fatigue crack growth behavior of cracked aluminum plate repaired with composite patch, Composite Structures 57 (2002), No. 1-4, pp. 323-330 DOI:10.1016/S0263-8223(02)00095-810.1016/S0263-8223(02)00095-8Search in Google Scholar

10 J. J. Schubbe, S. Mall: Investigation of a cracked thick aluminum panel repaired with a bonded composite patch, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 63 (1999), No. 3, pp. 305-323 DOI:10.1016/S0013-7944(99)00032-610.1016/S0013-7944(99)00032-6Search in Google Scholar

11 R. Jones, W. K. Chiu: Composite repairs to cracks in thick metallic components, Composite Structures 44 (1999), No. 1, pp. 17-29 DOI:10.1016/S0263-8223(98)00108-110.1016/S0263-8223(98)00108-1Search in Google Scholar

12 W. Oudad, B. B. Bouiadjra, M. Belhouari, S. Touzain, X. Feaugas: Analysis of the plastic zone size ahead of repaired cracks with bonded composite patch of metallic aircraft structures, Computational Material Science 46 (2009), No. 4, pp. 950-954 10.1016/j.commatsci.2009.04.041Search in Google Scholar

13 A. Albedah, B. B. Bouiadjra, R. Mhamdia, F. Benyahia, M. Es-Saheb: Comparison between double-sided and single-sided bonded composite repair with circular shape, Materials and Design 32 (2011), No. 2, pp. 996-1000 DOI:10.1016/j.matdes.2010.08.02210.1016/j.matdes.2010.08.022Search in Google Scholar

14 D. Ouinas, A. Hebbar, B. B. Bouiadjra, M. Belhouari, B. Serier: Numerical analysis of the stress intensity factors for repaired cracks from a notch with bonded composite semicircular patch, Composites Part B-Engineering 40 (2009), No. 8, pp. 804-810 10.1016/j.compositesb.2009.06.002Search in Google Scholar

15 L. Gu, A. R. M. Kasavajhala, S. Zhao: Finite element analysis of cracks in aging aircraft structures with bonded composite-patch repairs, Composites Part B-Engineering 42 (2011), No. 3, pp. 505-510 10.1016/j.compositesb.2010.11.014Search in Google Scholar

16 D. Ouinas, B. B. Bouiadjra, B. Achour, N. Benderdouche: Modeling of a cracked aluminum plate repaired with composite octagonal patch in mode I and mixed mode, Materials and Design 30 (2009), No. 3, pp. 590-595 DOI:10.1016/j.matdes.2008.05.04010.1016/j.matdes.2008.05.040Search in Google Scholar

17 M. Bezzerrouki, B. B. Bouiadjra, D. Ouinas: SIF for cracks repaired with single composite patch having two adhesive bands and double symmetric one in aircraft structures, Computational Materials Science 44 (2008), No. 2, pp. 542-546 10.1016/j.commatsci.2008.04.029Search in Google Scholar

18 K. Madani, S. Touzain, X. Feaugas, M. Benguediab, M. Ratwani: Numerical analysis for the determination of the stress intensity factors and crack opening displacements in plates repaired with single and double composite patches, Computational Material Science 42 (2008), No.3, pp. 385-393 10.1016/j.commatsci.2007.08.010Search in Google Scholar

19 B. B. Bouiadjra, H. Fekirini, B. Serier, M. Benguediab: Numerical analysis of the beneficial effect of the double symmetric patch repair compared to single one in aircraft structures, Compuational Materials Science 38 (2007), No. 4, pp. 824-829 10.1016/j.commatsci.2006.05.020Search in Google Scholar

20 V. R. S. Turaga, S. Ripudaman: Modelling of patch repairs to a thin cracked sheet, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 62 (1999), No. 2-3, pp 267 – 289 DOI:10.1016/S0013-7944(98)00088-510.1016/S0013-7944(98)00088-5Search in Google Scholar

21 E. Madenci, I. Guven: The Finite Element Method and Applications in Engineering Using ANSYS, Springer, New York, USA (2006)Search in Google Scholar

22 N. N.: ANSYS 12.1 Academic Teaching Introductory Help Menu (2009)Search in Google Scholar

23 U. Ozkan, A. C. Kaya, A. Loghin, A. O. Ayhan, H. F. Nied: Fracture analysis of cracks in anisotropic materials using 3DFAS and ANSYS, Proc. of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division: International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Chicago (2006), pp. 569-579 DOI:10.1115/IMECE2006-1553910.1115/IMECE2006-15539Search in Google Scholar

24 C. Song, J. P. Wolf: Semi–analytical representation of stress singularities as occurring in cracks in anisotropic multi-materials with the scaled boundary finite–element method, Computers and Structures 80 (2002), No. 2, pp. 183-197 DOI:10.1016/S0045-7949(01)00167-510.1016/S0045-7949(01)00167-5Search in Google Scholar

25 J. N. Reddy: Mechanics of Laminated Composite Plates and Shells Theory and Analysis, Second Edition, CRS Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA (2004)10.1201/b12409Search in Google Scholar

Published Online: 2021-05-23
Published in Print: 2021-05-26

© 2021 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Boston, Germany

Scroll Up Arrow