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3D Woven Composite Convert G31 to G13

3D Woven Composite Convert G31 to G13

3D Woven Composite Convert G31 to G13

I have composite material properties for a 3D woven composite. We have all 3 E's, all 6 nu's they only have 3 G's specifically G12, G23 and G31. Abaqus requires G13 not G31. Is there a closed form solution to convert for this different convention?

Thank you for your help.

Rob Stupplebeen
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RE: 3D Woven Composite Convert G31 to G13


Thank you very much! I remembered that nu is dependent on the order and couldn't remember if G was as well. All I remembered was that nu was trickier. My friend's over at Abaqus pointed me to the same table in help files which may be useful to this group.

In the Abaqus Analysis User's Guide: Section 22.2.1 Linear Elastic Behavior: Defining orthotropic elasticity by specifying engineering constants.

Thank you again!


Rob Stupplebeen
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