Material Behavior

Material behavior, modeling, analysis, and failure for materials including:

  • Metals – elastic-plastic
  • Shape Memory Alloys, Nitinol (NiTi)
  • Composite Materials
  • Plastics, Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP)
  • Elastomers & rubbers

 

 

Elastic-Plastic behavior of a pipeline steel material.

Elastic-Plastic behavior of a pipeline steel material.

Slide11_Superelastic

Superelastic shape memory alloy behavior.

Slide07_Pseudoelastic_ShapeMemory

Shape Memory effect (upper);
Superelastic behavior (lower).

 

Oil_Downhole_Packer_01

Elastomeric packer for downhole oil drilling seal

Oil_Downhole_Packer_02

Packer loading steps: Compress; Pressurize

 

 

Carbon Fiber Prosthetic Feet

renegade1B_geom_0_1

renegade1B_geom_0_2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20228-Composites-Flyer

 

Parnell_SMA_Nitinol_110518

 

10914-Nitinol-Flyer-0622

 

Seismic Damping Applications of Nitinol

Hodgson_Parnell_Seismic_Damping_2014_SMST_cp2014smst038

 

Composite Materials:  C-Ply Bi-Angle NCF Tape Applications

Bi-Angle_Tape_Shear_Lag_Parnell_111227

 

C-Ply_Bi-Angle_NCF_ATL_Tape_Lay_Seams_Parnell_Papila_Hecht_120327

 

Composite Materials:
Testing of Light-Weight Automotive Carbon Fiber Wrapped Tie Rod

    

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