Numerical and Experimental Studies of Vibration of Impact Damaged SMC Composite Plates

by Shive K. Chaturvedi, Ohio State Univ, Columbus, United States,
Pay-Jye Yang, Ohio State Univ, Columbus, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


This paper presents a parametric finite element study and an experimental investigation to free vibration of clamped, circular short-fiber reinforced composite plates with various degrees of impact induced damage. The frequency is found to be affected more than the corresponding mode shape.

Subject Headings: Numerical analysis | Numerical methods | Vibration | Composite materials | Plates | Finite element method | Parameters (statistics)

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