Meso-Fe models of tight 3D woven structures

S. G. Ivanov, D. S. Ivanov, S. V. Lomov, I. Verpoest, F. Veyet, F. Boussu

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The aim of this work is to produce a realistic description of fabric topology and internal geometry of two warp interlock 3D textile architectures: orthogonal interlock/through-thickness (O/T) and angle interlock/through- thickness (A/T). The solid models are intended for finite element simulations of fabric behaviour. The first step in modelling is approximate description of geometry provided by the WiseTex tool, which reproduces fabric topology and position of warp/weft/Z-yarn families, but does not account for the lateral interactions of the warp yarns in tight fabrics and variation of cross-section shape along the yarn midlines. The initial model is then processed to create solid models with non-intersecting yarn volumes and to tune parameters for correspondence with real micro geometry.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationECCM 2012 - Composites at Venice, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Composite Materials
PublisherEuropean Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM
ISBN (Print)9788888785332
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
Event15th European Conference on Composite Materials: Composites at Venice, ECCM 2012 - Venice, United Kingdom
Duration: 24 Jun 201228 Jun 2012


Conference15th European Conference on Composite Materials: Composites at Venice, ECCM 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • 3D textile fabrics
  • Angle interlock
  • Orthogonal interlock
  • Solid models


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