A model of heterogeneous thermoviscoplastic material preserving uniform normal strains under combined compression, tension (or compression) and shearing. Instability and homogenization results
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In this paper, we present the special solution of the two-dimensional problem of a continuously graded composite made of thermovisco- rigid plastic materials under combined biaxial quasistatic compression and tension (or compression) and shear, that preserves prescribed uniform normal strains. The related reference initial-boundary value problem is fully defined and the corresponding solution is analyzed and computed numerically. In the context of a linearized instability analysis, critical conditions, as the critical shear banding angle, in terms of the loading level and material heterogeneities, are presented. In the context of non-linear instability, these results are examined and explained. Additionally, in the same context of non-linear analysis, the destabilizing mechanism, the onset of instability and the critical time for prescribed lower and upper bounds of equivalent strain-rate and upper bound of equivalent strain are defined and related to the lateral normal stress. The limitations of linearized analysis results are also revealed. Moreover, a semi-analytical homogenization scheme for a periodically-graded plate is presented. The related results are used for the derivation of a homogenized problem of a multilayered composite with continuously graded interlayers.
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