Distortional hardening plasticity model for paperboard

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Abstract

A distortional hardening elasto-plastic model at finite strains suitable for modeling of orthotropic materials is presented. As a prototype material, paperboard is considered. An in-plane model is established. The model developed is motivated from non-proportional loading tests on paperboard where the paperboard is pre-strained in one direction and then loaded in the perpendicular direction. A softening effect is revealed in the pre-strained samples. The observed experimental findings cannot be accurately predicted by current models for paperboard. To be able to model the softening effects, a yield surface based on multiple hardening variables is introduced. It is shown that the model parameters can be obtained from simple uniaxial experiments. The model is implemented in a finite element framework which is used to illustrate the behavior of the model at some specific loading situations and is compared with strain fields obtained from Digital Image Correlation experiments.

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  • Mechanical Engineering

Keywords

  • Distortion hardening, Paperboard, Anisotropy, Plasticity, Finite strains, Polyconvexity
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2411-2423
JournalInternational Journal of Solids and Structures
Volume51
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes