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http://hdl.handle.net/10985/11390
Flow modelling of quasi-Newtonian fluids in two-scale fibrous fabrics: Advanced simulations
AMMAR, Amine; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; CHINESTA, Francisco; KEUNINGS, Roland
Permeability is the fundamental macroscopic material property needed to quantify the flow in a fibrous medium viewed as a porous medium. Composite processing models require the permeability as input data to predict flow patterns and pressure fields. In a previous work, the expressions of macroscopic permeability were derived in a double-scale porosity medium for both Newtonian and generalized Newtonian (shear-thinning) resins. In the linear case, only a microscopic calculation on a representative volume is required, implying as many microscopic calculations as there are representative microscopic volumes in the whole fibrous structure. In the non-linear case, and even when the porous microstructure can be described by a unique representative volume, a large number of microscopic calculations must be carried out as the microscale resin viscosity depends on the macroscopic velocity, which in turn depends on the permeability that results from a microscopic calculation. An original and efficient offline-online procedure was proposed for the solution of non-linear flow problems related to generalized Newtonian fluids in porous media. In this paper, this procedure is generalized to quasi-Newtonian fluids in order to evaluate the effect of extensional viscosity on the resulting upscaled permeability. This work constitutes a natural step forward in the definition of equivalent saturated permeabilities for linear and non-linear fluids.
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/113902016-01-01T00:00:00ZAMMAR, AmineABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleCHINESTA, FranciscoKEUNINGS, RolandPermeability is the fundamental macroscopic material property needed to quantify the flow in a fibrous medium viewed as a porous medium. Composite processing models require the permeability as input data to predict flow patterns and pressure fields. In a previous work, the expressions of macroscopic permeability were derived in a double-scale porosity medium for both Newtonian and generalized Newtonian (shear-thinning) resins. In the linear case, only a microscopic calculation on a representative volume is required, implying as many microscopic calculations as there are representative microscopic volumes in the whole fibrous structure. In the non-linear case, and even when the porous microstructure can be described by a unique representative volume, a large number of microscopic calculations must be carried out as the microscale resin viscosity depends on the macroscopic velocity, which in turn depends on the permeability that results from a microscopic calculation. An original and efficient offline-online procedure was proposed for the solution of non-linear flow problems related to generalized Newtonian fluids in porous media. In this paper, this procedure is generalized to quasi-Newtonian fluids in order to evaluate the effect of extensional viscosity on the resulting upscaled permeability. This work constitutes a natural step forward in the definition of equivalent saturated permeabilities for linear and non-linear fluids.Wavelet-based multiscale proper generalized decomposition
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/13282
Wavelet-based multiscale proper generalized decomposition
ANGEL, Leon; BARASINSKI, Anais; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; CUETO, Elias; CHINESTA, Francisco
Separated representations at the heart of Proper Generalized Decomposition are constructed incrementally by minimizing the problem residual. However, the modes involved in the resulting decomposition do not exhibit a clear multi-scale character. In order to recover a multi-scale description of the solution within a separated representation framework, we study the use of wavelets for approximating the functions involved in the separated representation of the solution. We will prove that such an approach allows separating the different scales as well as taking profit from its multi-resolution behavior for defining adaptive strategies.
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/132822018-01-01T00:00:00ZANGEL, LeonBARASINSKI, AnaisABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleCUETO, EliasCHINESTA, FranciscoSeparated representations at the heart of Proper Generalized Decomposition are constructed incrementally by minimizing the problem residual. However, the modes involved in the resulting decomposition do not exhibit a clear multi-scale character. In order to recover a multi-scale description of the solution within a separated representation framework, we study the use of wavelets for approximating the functions involved in the separated representation of the solution. We will prove that such an approach allows separating the different scales as well as taking profit from its multi-resolution behavior for defining adaptive strategies.Microscopic modelling of orientation kinematics of non-spherical particles suspended in confined flows using unilateral mechanics
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/13304
Microscopic modelling of orientation kinematics of non-spherical particles suspended in confined flows using unilateral mechanics
SCHEUER, Adrien; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; CHINESTA, Francisco; KEUNINGS, Roland
The properties of reinforced polymers strongly depend on the microstructural state, that is, the orientation state of the fibres suspended in the polymeric matrix, induced by the forming process. Understanding flow-induced anisotropy is thus a key element to optimize both materials and process. Despite the important progresses accomplished in the modelling and simulation of suspensions, few works addressed the fact that usual processing flows evolve in confined configurations, where particles characteristic lengths may be greater than the thickness of the narrow gaps in which the flow takes place. In those circumstances, orientation kinematics models proposed for unconfined flows must be extended to the confined case. In this short communication, we propose an alternative modelling framework based on the use of unilateral mechanics, consequently exhibiting a clear analogy with plasticity and contact mechanics. This framework allows us to revisit the motion of confined particles in Newtonian and non-Newtonian matrices. We also prove that the confined kinematics provided by this model are identical to those derived from microstructural approaches
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/133042018-01-01T00:00:00ZSCHEUER, AdrienABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleCHINESTA, FranciscoKEUNINGS, RolandThe properties of reinforced polymers strongly depend on the microstructural state, that is, the orientation state of the fibres suspended in the polymeric matrix, induced by the forming process. Understanding flow-induced anisotropy is thus a key element to optimize both materials and process. Despite the important progresses accomplished in the modelling and simulation of suspensions, few works addressed the fact that usual processing flows evolve in confined configurations, where particles characteristic lengths may be greater than the thickness of the narrow gaps in which the flow takes place. In those circumstances, orientation kinematics models proposed for unconfined flows must be extended to the confined case. In this short communication, we propose an alternative modelling framework based on the use of unilateral mechanics, consequently exhibiting a clear analogy with plasticity and contact mechanics. This framework allows us to revisit the motion of confined particles in Newtonian and non-Newtonian matrices. We also prove that the confined kinematics provided by this model are identical to those derived from microstructural approachesKinetic Theory Microstructure Modeling in Concentrated Suspensions
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/10264
Kinetic Theory Microstructure Modeling in Concentrated Suspensions
ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; MEZHER, Rabih; LE CORRE, Steven; AMMAR, Amine; CHINESTA, Francisco
When suspensions involving rigid rods become too concentrated, standard dilute theories fail to describe their behavior. Rich microstructures involving complex clusters are observed, and no model allows describing its kinematics and rheological effects. In previous works the authors propose a first attempt to describe such clusters from a micromechanical model, but neither its validity nor the rheological effects were addressed. Later, authors applied this model for fitting the rheological measurements in concentrated suspensions of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by assuming a rheo-thinning behavior at the constitutive law level. However, three major issues were never addressed until now: (i) the validation of the micromechanical model by direct numerical simulation; (ii) the establishment of a general enough multi-scale kinetic theory description, taking into account interaction, diffusion and elastic effects; and (iii) proposing a numerical technique able to solve the kinetic theory description. This paper focuses on these three major issues, proving the validity of the micromechanical model, establishing a multi-scale kinetic theory description and, then, solving it by using an advanced and efficient separated representation of the cluster distribution function. These three aspects, never until now addressed in the past, constitute the main originality and the major contribution of the present paper.
Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/102642013-01-01T00:00:00ZABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleMEZHER, RabihLE CORRE, StevenAMMAR, AmineCHINESTA, FranciscoWhen suspensions involving rigid rods become too concentrated, standard dilute theories fail to describe their behavior. Rich microstructures involving complex clusters are observed, and no model allows describing its kinematics and rheological effects. In previous works the authors propose a first attempt to describe such clusters from a micromechanical model, but neither its validity nor the rheological effects were addressed. Later, authors applied this model for fitting the rheological measurements in concentrated suspensions of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by assuming a rheo-thinning behavior at the constitutive law level. However, three major issues were never addressed until now: (i) the validation of the micromechanical model by direct numerical simulation; (ii) the establishment of a general enough multi-scale kinetic theory description, taking into account interaction, diffusion and elastic effects; and (iii) proposing a numerical technique able to solve the kinetic theory description. This paper focuses on these three major issues, proving the validity of the micromechanical model, establishing a multi-scale kinetic theory description and, then, solving it by using an advanced and efficient separated representation of the cluster distribution function. These three aspects, never until now addressed in the past, constitute the main originality and the major contribution of the present paper.Efficient Stabilization of Advection Terms Involved in Separated Representations of Boltzmann and Fokker-Planck Equations
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/10237
Efficient Stabilization of Advection Terms Involved in Separated Representations of Boltzmann and Fokker-Planck Equations
CHINESTA, Francisco; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; AMMAR, Amine; CUETO, Elias
The fine description of complex fluids can be carried out by describing the evolution of each individual constituent (e.g. each particle, each macromolecule, etc.). This procedure, despite its conceptual simplicity, involves many numerical issues, the most challenging one being that related to the computing time required to update the system configuration by describing all the interactions between the different individuals. Coarse grained approaches allow alleviating the just referred issue: the system is described by a distribution function providing the fraction of entities that at certain time and position have a particular conformation. Thus, mesoscale models involve many different coordinates, standard space and time, and different conformational coordinates whose number and nature depend on the particular system considered. Balance equation describing the evolution of such distribution function consists of an advection-diffusion partial differential equation defined in a high dimensional space. Standard mesh-based discretization techniques fail at solving high-dimensional models because of the curse of dimensionality. Recently the authors proposed an alternative route based on the use of separated representations. However, until now these approaches were unable to address the case of advection dominated models due to stabilization issues. In this paper this issue is revisited and efficient procedures for stabilizing the advection operators involved in the Boltzmann and Fokker-Planck equation within the PGD framework are proposed.
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/102372015-01-01T00:00:00ZCHINESTA, FranciscoABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleAMMAR, AmineCUETO, EliasThe fine description of complex fluids can be carried out by describing the evolution of each individual constituent (e.g. each particle, each macromolecule, etc.). This procedure, despite its conceptual simplicity, involves many numerical issues, the most challenging one being that related to the computing time required to update the system configuration by describing all the interactions between the different individuals. Coarse grained approaches allow alleviating the just referred issue: the system is described by a distribution function providing the fraction of entities that at certain time and position have a particular conformation. Thus, mesoscale models involve many different coordinates, standard space and time, and different conformational coordinates whose number and nature depend on the particular system considered. Balance equation describing the evolution of such distribution function consists of an advection-diffusion partial differential equation defined in a high dimensional space. Standard mesh-based discretization techniques fail at solving high-dimensional models because of the curse of dimensionality. Recently the authors proposed an alternative route based on the use of separated representations. However, until now these approaches were unable to address the case of advection dominated models due to stabilization issues. In this paper this issue is revisited and efficient procedures for stabilizing the advection operators involved in the Boltzmann and Fokker-Planck equation within the PGD framework are proposed.Data-driven upscaling of orientation kinematics in suspensions of rigid fibres
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/15419
Data-driven upscaling of orientation kinematics in suspensions of rigid fibres
SCHEUER, Adrien; AMMAR, Amine; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; CUETO, Elías; CHINESTA, Francisco; KEUNINGS, Roland; ADVANI, Suresh G.
Describing the orientation state of the particles is often critical in fibre suspension applications. Macroscopic descriptors, the so-called second-order orientation tensor (or moment) leading the way, are often preferred due to their low computational cost. Closure problems however arise when evolution equations for the moments are derived from the orientation distribution functions and the impact of the chosen closure is often unpredictable. In this work, our aim is to provide macroscopic simulations of orientation that are cheap, accurate and closure-free. To this end, we propose an innovative data-based approach to the upscaling of orientation kinematics in the context of fibre suspensions. Since the physics at the microscopic scale can be modelled reasonably enough, the idea is to conduct accurate offline direct numerical simulations at that scale and to extract the corresponding macroscopic descriptors in order to build a database of scenarios. During the online stage, the macroscopic descriptors can then be updated quickly by combining adequately the items from the database instead of relying on an imprecise macroscopic model. This methodology is presented in the well-known case of dilute fibre suspensions (where it can be compared against closure-based macroscopic models) and in the case of suspensions of confined or electrically-charged fibres, for which state-of-the-art closures proved to be inadequate or simply do not exist.
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/154192018-01-01T00:00:00ZSCHEUER, AdrienAMMAR, AmineABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleCUETO, ElíasCHINESTA, FranciscoKEUNINGS, RolandADVANI, Suresh G.Describing the orientation state of the particles is often critical in fibre suspension applications. Macroscopic descriptors, the so-called second-order orientation tensor (or moment) leading the way, are often preferred due to their low computational cost. Closure problems however arise when evolution equations for the moments are derived from the orientation distribution functions and the impact of the chosen closure is often unpredictable. In this work, our aim is to provide macroscopic simulations of orientation that are cheap, accurate and closure-free. To this end, we propose an innovative data-based approach to the upscaling of orientation kinematics in the context of fibre suspensions. Since the physics at the microscopic scale can be modelled reasonably enough, the idea is to conduct accurate offline direct numerical simulations at that scale and to extract the corresponding macroscopic descriptors in order to build a database of scenarios. During the online stage, the macroscopic descriptors can then be updated quickly by combining adequately the items from the database instead of relying on an imprecise macroscopic model. This methodology is presented in the well-known case of dilute fibre suspensions (where it can be compared against closure-based macroscopic models) and in the case of suspensions of confined or electrically-charged fibres, for which state-of-the-art closures proved to be inadequate or simply do not exist.Tape surface characterization and classification in automated tape placement processability: Modeling and numerical analysis
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/15396
Tape surface characterization and classification in automated tape placement processability: Modeling and numerical analysis
ARGERICH, Clara; IBÁÑEZ, Rubén; LEÓN, Angel; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; CHINESTA, Francisco
Abstract: Many composite forming processes are based on the consolidation of preimpregnated preforms of different types, e.g., sheets, tapes, .... Composite plies are put in contact using different technologies and consolidation is performed by supplying heat and pressure, the first to promote molecular diffusion at the plies interface and both (heat and pressure) to facilitate the intimate contact by squeezing surface asperities. Optimal processing requires an intimate contact as large as possible between the surfaces put in contact, for different reasons: (i) first, a perfect contact becomes compulsory to make possible molecular diffusion at the interface level in order to ensure bulk properties at interfaces; (ii) second, imperfect contact conditions result in micro and meso pores located at the interface, weakening it from the mechanical point of view, where macro defects (cracks, plies delamination, etc.) are susceptible of appearing. As just indicated, the main process parameters are the applied heat and pressure, as well as the process time (associated with the laying head velocity). These parameters should be adjusted to ensure optimal consolidation, avoiding imperfect bonding or thermal degradation. However, experiments evidence that the consolidation degree is strongly dependent on the surface characteristics (roughness). The same process parameters applied to different surfaces produce very different degrees of intimate contact. The present study aims at identifying the main surface descriptors able to describe the evolution of the degree of intimate contact during processing. That knowledge is crucial for online process control in order to maximize both productivity and part quality.
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/153962018-01-01T00:00:00ZARGERICH, ClaraIBÁÑEZ, RubénLEÓN, AngelABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleCHINESTA, FranciscoAbstract: Many composite forming processes are based on the consolidation of preimpregnated preforms of different types, e.g., sheets, tapes, .... Composite plies are put in contact using different technologies and consolidation is performed by supplying heat and pressure, the first to promote molecular diffusion at the plies interface and both (heat and pressure) to facilitate the intimate contact by squeezing surface asperities. Optimal processing requires an intimate contact as large as possible between the surfaces put in contact, for different reasons: (i) first, a perfect contact becomes compulsory to make possible molecular diffusion at the interface level in order to ensure bulk properties at interfaces; (ii) second, imperfect contact conditions result in micro and meso pores located at the interface, weakening it from the mechanical point of view, where macro defects (cracks, plies delamination, etc.) are susceptible of appearing. As just indicated, the main process parameters are the applied heat and pressure, as well as the process time (associated with the laying head velocity). These parameters should be adjusted to ensure optimal consolidation, avoiding imperfect bonding or thermal degradation. However, experiments evidence that the consolidation degree is strongly dependent on the surface characteristics (roughness). The same process parameters applied to different surfaces produce very different degrees of intimate contact. The present study aims at identifying the main surface descriptors able to describe the evolution of the degree of intimate contact during processing. That knowledge is crucial for online process control in order to maximize both productivity and part quality.Some applications of compressed sensing in computational mechanics: model order reduction, manifold learning, data-driven applications and nonlinear dimensionality reduction
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/17616
Some applications of compressed sensing in computational mechanics: model order reduction, manifold learning, data-driven applications and nonlinear dimensionality reduction
IBAÑEZ, R.; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; CUETO, Elías G.; AMMAR, Amine; DUVAL, Jean Louis; CHINESTA, Francisco
Compressed sensing is a signal compression technique with very remarkable properties. Among them, maybe the most salient one is its ability of overcoming the Shannon–Nyquist sampling theorem. In other words, it is able to reconstruct a signal at less than 2Q samplings per second, where Q stands for the highest frequency content of the signal. This property has, however, important applications in the field of computational mechanics, as we analyze in this paper. We consider a wide variety of applications, such as model order reduction, manifold learning, data-driven applications and nonlinear dimensionality reduction. Examples are provided for all of them that show the potentialities of compressed sensing in terms of CPU savings in the field of computational mechanics.
Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/176162019-01-01T00:00:00ZIBAÑEZ, R.ABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleCUETO, Elías G.AMMAR, AmineDUVAL, Jean LouisCHINESTA, FranciscoCompressed sensing is a signal compression technique with very remarkable properties. Among them, maybe the most salient one is its ability of overcoming the Shannon–Nyquist sampling theorem. In other words, it is able to reconstruct a signal at less than 2Q samplings per second, where Q stands for the highest frequency content of the signal. This property has, however, important applications in the field of computational mechanics, as we analyze in this paper. We consider a wide variety of applications, such as model order reduction, manifold learning, data-driven applications and nonlinear dimensionality reduction. Examples are provided for all of them that show the potentialities of compressed sensing in terms of CPU savings in the field of computational mechanics.Hybrid constitutive modeling: data-driven learning of corrections to plasticity models
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/17438
Hybrid constitutive modeling: data-driven learning of corrections to plasticity models
IBÁÑEZ, Rubén; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; GONZÁLEZ, David; DUVAL, Jean Louis; CUETO, Elias; CHINESTA, Francisco
In recent times a growing interest has arose on the development of data-driven techniques to avoid the employ of phenomenological constitutive models. While it is true that, in general, data do not fit perfectly to existing models, and present deviations from the most popular ones, we believe that this does not justify (or, at least, not always) to abandon completely all the acquired knowledge on the constitutive characterization of materials. Instead, what we propose here is, by means of machine learning techniques, to develop correction to those popular models so as to minimize the errors in constitutive modeling.
Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/174382019-01-01T00:00:00ZIBÁÑEZ, RubénABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleGONZÁLEZ, DavidDUVAL, Jean LouisCUETO, EliasCHINESTA, FranciscoIn recent times a growing interest has arose on the development of data-driven techniques to avoid the employ of phenomenological constitutive models. While it is true that, in general, data do not fit perfectly to existing models, and present deviations from the most popular ones, we believe that this does not justify (or, at least, not always) to abandon completely all the acquired knowledge on the constitutive characterization of materials. Instead, what we propose here is, by means of machine learning techniques, to develop correction to those popular models so as to minimize the errors in constitutive modeling.On the physical interpretation of fractional diffusion
http://hdl.handle.net/10985/13278
On the physical interpretation of fractional diffusion
NADAL, Enrique; ABISSET-CHAVANNE, Emmanuelle; CUETO, Elias; CHINESTA, Francisco
Even if the diffusion equation has been widely used in physics and engineering, and its physical content is well understood, some variants of it escape fully physical understanding. In particular, anormal diffusion appears in the so-called fractional diffusion equation, whose main particularity is its non-local behavior, whose physical interpretation represents the main part of the present work.
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMThttp://hdl.handle.net/10985/132782018-01-01T00:00:00ZNADAL, EnriqueABISSET-CHAVANNE, EmmanuelleCUETO, EliasCHINESTA, FranciscoEven if the diffusion equation has been widely used in physics and engineering, and its physical content is well understood, some variants of it escape fully physical understanding. In particular, anormal diffusion appears in the so-called fractional diffusion equation, whose main particularity is its non-local behavior, whose physical interpretation represents the main part of the present work.