Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 17, Issue 8, pp 723–727 | Cite as

A study of the elasto-plastic axially tensile properties of metal matrix composites with fiber-end debonding

  • Su Xiaofeng
  • Chen Haoran


Based on the generalized self-consistent finite element iterative averaging method, this paper studied the effects of the fiber-end debonding on the axially tensile elasto-plastic properties of SiC whiskers reinforced Aluminium matrix composite for various cases of different fiber's aspect ratios and volume fractions. Compared with the cases of perfect interface, it could be concluded that the effects of fiber-end debonding will become weaker with the fiber aspect ratio increasing and greater as the fiber volume fraction increases.

Key words

debonding metal matrix composites elastoplasticity generalized self-consistent method finite element method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Su Xiaofeng
    • 1
  • Chen Haoran
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute of Engineering MechanicsDalian University of TechnologyDalianP. R. China

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