Concrete constitutive model, calibration and applications

Rodríguez Soler, Javier and Martinez Cutillas, Francisco J. and Marti Rodriguez, Joaquin (2013). Concrete constitutive model, calibration and applications. In: "2013 SIMULIA Community Conference (SCC)", 21/05/2013 - 24/05/2013, Vienna, Austria.


Title: Concrete constitutive model, calibration and applications
  • Rodríguez Soler, Javier
  • Martinez Cutillas, Francisco J.
  • Marti Rodriguez, Joaquin
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 2013 SIMULIA Community Conference (SCC)
Event Dates: 21/05/2013 - 24/05/2013
Event Location: Vienna, Austria
Title of Book: Simulia community conference proceedings : May 22-24, 2013, Vienna, Austria
Date: May 2013
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Caminos, Canales y Puertos (UPM)
Department: Mecánica de Medios Continuos y Teoría de Estructuras
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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A methodology has been developed for characterising the mechanical behaviour of concrete, based on the damaged plasticity model, enriched with a user subroutine (V)USDFLD in order to capture better the ductility of the material under moderate confining pressures. The model has been applied in the context of the international benchmark IRIS_2012, organised by the OECD/NEA/CSNI Nuclear Energy Agency, dealing with impacts of rigid and deformable missiles against reinforced concrete targets. A slightly modified version of the concrete damaged plasticity model was used to represent the concrete. The simulation results matched very well the observations made during the actual tests. Particularly successful predictions involved the energy spent by the rigid missile in perforating the target, the crushed length of the deformable missile, the crushed and cracked areas of the concrete target, and the values of the strains recorded at a number of locations in the concrete slab.

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