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Volume 60, Issue 4

Numerical Prediction Of The Effect Of Lamination Orientation On Fracture Behaviour Of Wires For Civil Engineering Applications

K.K. Adewole
  • School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, NE1 7RU
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Published Online: 2015-09-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ace-2014-0027

Abstract

This paper presents a numerical investigation of the effects of lamination orientation on the fracture behaviour of rectangular steel wires for civil engineering applications using finite element (FE) analysis. The presence of mid-thickness across-the-width lamination changes the cup and cone fracture shape exhibited by the lamination-free wire to a V-shaped fracture with an opening at the bottom/pointed end of the V-shape at the mid-thickness across-the-width lamination location. The presence of mid-width across-the-thickness lamination changes the cup and cone fracture shape of the lamination-free wire without an opening to a cup and cone fracture shape with an opening at the lamination location. The FE fracture behaviour prediction approach adopted in this work provides an understanding of the effects of lamination orientation on the fracture behaviour of wires for civil engineering applications which cannot be understood through experimental investigations because it is impossible to machine laminations in different orientations into wire specimens.

Keywords: Finite element; Fracture behaviour; Lamination orientation; Wire

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About the article

Received: 2014-09-12

Revised: 2014-12-05

Published Online: 2015-09-30

Published in Print: 2014-12-01


Citation Information: Archives of Civil Engineering, Volume 60, Issue 4, Pages 397–408, ISSN (Online) 1230-2945, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ace-2014-0027.

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