Chapter 9. Modeling Self-Healing of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Matrix Composites with Distributed Damage

  1. Dr. Swapan Kumar Ghosh
  1. Ever J. Barbero1,
  2. Kevin J. Ford1 and
  3. Joan A. Mayugo2

Published Online: 14 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527625376.ch9

Self-Healing Materials: Fundamentals, Design Strategies, and Applications

Self-Healing Materials: Fundamentals, Design Strategies, and Applications

How to Cite

Barbero, E. J., Ford, K. J. and Mayugo, J. A. (2008) Modeling Self-Healing of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Matrix Composites with Distributed Damage, in Self-Healing Materials: Fundamentals, Design Strategies, and Applications (ed S. K. Ghosh), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527625376.ch9

Editor Information

  1. ProCoat India Private Ltd., Kalayaninagar, Pune-411 014, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    West Virginia University, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Morgantown, WV 26506-6106, USA

  2. 2

    Escola Politècnica Superior, University de Girona, Campus Montilvi, 17071 Girona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318292

Online ISBN: 9783527625376

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Keywords:

  • self-healing;
  • fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composites;
  • distributed damage;
  • damage model;
  • healing model;
  • damage identification;
  • plasticity identification;
  • healing identification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Damage Model

  • Healing Model

  • Damage and Plasticity Identification

  • Healing Identification

  • Damage and Healing Hardening

  • Verification

  • References