Elastic-plastic composites at finite strains

S. Nemat-Nasser, T. Iwakuma

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For elastic-plastic composites at finite strains and rotations. Hill's self-consistent method is used to estimate the overall instantaneous elastic-plastic moduli. Results are applied to a porous metal whose matrix constitutive relations are characterized by a generalized J2 plasticity model. As an illustration, uniaxial deformation of a porous elastic-plastic solid is considered, and conditions under which the overall uniform deformation becomes unstable by localized deformations, are examined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-65
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Solids and Structures
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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