Chapter 2. An Overview of Modeling Damage Evolution in Materials

  1. Daniel J. Inman2,
  2. Charles R. Farrar3,
  3. Vicente Lopes Junior4,5 and
  4. Valder Steffen Junior6
  1. Todd O. Williams and
  2. Irene J. Beyerlein

Published Online: 13 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869097.ch2

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

How to Cite

Williams, T. O. and Beyerlein, I. J. (2005) An Overview of Modeling Damage Evolution in Materials, in Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems (eds D. J. Inman, C. R. Farrar, V. Lopes and V. Steffen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869097.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 310 Durham Hall, Mail Code 0261, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

  2. 3

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Engineering Sciences and Applications, ESA-WR, Mail Stop T001, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA

  3. 4

    Av. Brasil, 56, 15.385-000 Ilha Solteira, SP, Brazil

  4. 5

    Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. 6

    Federal University of Uberlândia, School of Mechanical Engineering, Campus Santa Monica, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, 38400-902, Brazil

Author Information

  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Theoretical Division, T-3, Mail Stop B216, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470869079

Online ISBN: 9780470869093

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Keywords:

  • material behavior;
  • microstructure;
  • load-induced damage;
  • forms of damage;
  • associated length scales;
  • material damage modeling;
  • micromechanical modeling approaches;
  • polymer chain structures;
  • continuum level approaches;
  • model development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of General Modeling Issues

  • Characterization of Material Behavior: Damage Initiation and Evolution

  • Material Modeling: General Considerations and Preliminary Concepts

  • Classical Damage-Modeling Approaches

  • Phenomenological Constitutive Modeling

  • Micromechanical Modeling of Materials

  • Summary

  • References