Craters in concrete slabs due to detonation – drawbacks of material models with a Mohr-Coulomb yield surface
SAAB Bofors Dynamics Switzerland Ltd., 3600 Thun, Switzerland
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Published online: 7 September 2015
Numerical simulations have been performed with a commercial distributed explicit FE-solver and the results have been compared with experiments. High explosive was placed in front of different concrete slabs with the dimension 100 × 100 × 16 cm. Some of the results of the simulations, in particular the profile of the craters, are not in agreement with the test results. Therefore the key characteristics of the constitutive equation based on Mohr-Coulomb yield surfaces and a damage evolution linked to the plastic strain has been reviewed.
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