Recently developed tensile softening contact constitutive models implemented into a commercial discrete element code (3DEC) are used to simulate the softening behavior of concrete and masonry.
- Direct Tension
- Tensile Softening
Pulatsu, B., Erdogmus, E., Lourenço, P. B., & Quey, R. (2019). Simulation of uniaxial tensile behavior of quasi-brittle materials using softening contact models in DEM. International Journal of Fracture, 1-21.
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