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Training Class: Finite Element Modeling of Solid Polymers (Part 1)


  • Training Class: High Strain Rate Testing and Modeling of Polymers

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    This two-day in-person class course (Dec 4-5, 2014) covers techniques and tools for experimentally characterizing the high strain rate behavior of polymers, and hands-on training on how to perform accurate finite element simulations of polymer components, including under impact conditions. The training class is targeted to people with an interest in performing non-linear finite element simulations of parts made from plastics, rubbers, thermosets, or other types of polymers.

    By the end of the class you will be able to:
    • Design a relevant high strain rate experimental test program for a new polymer material.
    • Know the strengths and weaknesses of various material models, and be able to select an appropriate material model for finite element simulations.
    • Use experimental data to calibrate the selected material model.

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