Asymmetry and the high concentration limit of the Mori-Tanaka effective medium theory

Mauro Ferrari

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Abstract

The Mori-Tanaka effective stiffness tensor for biphase composites is shown to be asymmetric in general, and to yield physically unacceptable predictions at the unitary inclusion concentration limit. Symmetry is proven for biphase composites with isotropic or spherical inclusions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalMechanics of Materials
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Instrumentation
  • Mechanics of Materials

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