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Material Characterization: Test Data to Material Model


  • Suri Bala


  • $350
  • $175 for students

What's Included

  • One day of in­struc­tion
  • Class notes

Material Characterization: Test Data to Material Model


  • Six months to two years of ex­pe­ri­ence us­ing LS-DY­NA®


This class pro­vides an overview of the dif­fer­ent class­es of ma­te­ri­als, re­views var­i­ous tests need­ed for each ma­te­r­i­al class, and walks through the steps need­ed to trans­form the test da­ta in­to LS-DY­NA ma­te­r­i­al cards fol­lowed by ver­i­fi­ca­tion meth­ods. The pri­ma­ry ma­te­r­i­al class­es cov­ered in this class in­clude met­als, elas­tomers, poly­mers, foams, and hon­ey­comb cel­lu­lar struc­ture.


  1. In­tro­duc­tion – ex­plic­it and im­plic­it
  2. Ma­te­r­i­al clas­si­fi­ca­tions
  3. Test pro­ce­dures
  4. Char­ac­ter­i­za­tion pro­ce­dures
  5. Ver­i­fi­ca­tion meth­ods
  6. Pa­ra­me­ter iden­ti­fi­ca­tion us­ing LS-OPT
  7. Con­clu­sions