Permeability Identification of a Stereolithography Specimen Using an Inverse Method
The simulation of a resin flow through a porous medium by FE-models has become a very important aspect for the design of a high-performance RTM produced composite part. The key parameters to perform RTM flow simulations are the permeability values of the fibre reinforcement. The measurement of this material parameter is still not standardized and thus many different set-ups have been proposed. This paper presents an inverse method, or a so-called mixed numerical/experimental method, for the identification of the permeability values.
KeywordsPorous Medium Inverse Method Fibre Reinforcement Composite Part Resin Flow
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