Size effects in periodic materials with low scale separation

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In this work, we explore the limits of classical homogenization methods pertaining to the homogenization of periodic materials at low scale separations. Classical homogenization techniques have proven to be very effective for large classes of materials with sufficient scale separation between the scale of the heterogeneity and the macro-scale dimension, but inaccurate at low scale separations. We investigate two classes of problems: linear elastic composite materials subjected to antiplane shear and a nonlinear material which undergoes reversible pattern transformations upon reaching a critical applied load due to local elastic instability.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication5th International Conference on Material Modeling (ICMM5), 14-16 June 2017, Rome, Italy
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event5th International Conference on Material Modeling (ICMM5) - Palazzo Argiletum, Facoltà di Architettura, Via della Madonna dei Monti, 40 – 00184, Rome, Italy
Duration: 14 Jun 201716 Jun 2017
Conference number: 5


Conference5th International Conference on Material Modeling (ICMM5)
Abbreviated titleICMM5
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