CFRP-wrapped hollow steel tubes under axial impact loading

C. Batuwitage, S. Fawzia, D. P. Thambiratnam, T. Tafsirojjaman, R. Al-Mahaidi, M. Elchalakani

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Abstract

CFRPs are widely used in the automobile industry and civil engineering applications. However, the structural behaviour of CFRP-wrapped steel hollow sections under axial impact loading is not yet fully understood. This paper evaluates the effect of impact mass on the axial impact behaviour of CFRP-wrapped steel hollow square sections. FE models were developed using LS-DYNA explicit finite element code and validated using existing experimental data. The axial impact behaviour of the tubes was evaluated by studying the responses to peak impact force, axial deflection and energy absorption. Appropriate results are presented and the trends discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTubular Structures XVI
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Tubular Structures, ISTS 2017
EditorsAmin Heidarpour, Xiao-Ling Zhao
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Chapter50
Pages401-407
Number of pages7
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781351210836
ISBN (Print)9780815381341
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Event16th International Symposium on Tubular Structures, ISTS 2017 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 4 Dec 20176 Dec 2017

Conference

Conference16th International Symposium on Tubular Structures, ISTS 2017
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period4/12/176/12/17

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    Batuwitage, C., Fawzia, S., Thambiratnam, D. P., Tafsirojjaman, T., Al-Mahaidi, R., & Elchalakani, M. (2018). CFRP-wrapped hollow steel tubes under axial impact loading. In A. Heidarpour, & X-L. Zhao (Eds.), Tubular Structures XVI: Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Tubular Structures, ISTS 2017 (1 ed., pp. 401-407). CRC Press/Balkema. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781351210843-50