Damage Behavior of Multilayer Axisymmetric Shells Obtained by the FDM Method

Author(s): Salenko O.1, Drahobetskyi V.2*, Symonova A.2, Onishchenko E.1, Kostenko A.1, Tsurkan D.1, Vasiukov D.3

1 National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, 37, Peremohy Ave., Kyiv, 03056 Ukraine;
2 Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi National University, 20, Pershotravneva St., 39600 Kremenchuk, Ukraine;
3 IMT Nord Europe, École Mines Télécom, IMT-Université de Lille, Guglielmo Marconi St., F-59650 Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France

*Corresponding Author’s Address: [email protected]

Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1 (2024)

Submitted: September 4, 2023
Received in revised form: December 27, 2023
Accepted for publication: January 2, 2024
Available online: January 11, 2024

Salenko O., Drahobetskyi V., Symonova A., Onishchenko E., Kostenko A., Tsurkan D., Vasiukov D. (2024). Damage behavior of multilayer axisymmetric shells obtained by the FDM method. Journal of Engineering Sciences (Ukraine), Vol. 11(1), pp. D27–D35. https://doi.org/10.21272/jes.2024.11(1).d4

DOI: 10.21272/jes.2024.11(1).d4

Research Area:  Dynamics and Strength of Machines

Abstract. This research rigorously explores the additive synthesis of structural components, focusing on unraveling the challenges and defect mechanisms intrinsic to the fused deposition modeling (FDM) process. Leveraging a comprehensive literature review and employing theoretical modeling and finite element analysis using ANSYS software, the study meticulously investigates the behavior of multilayer axisymmetric shells under varying internal pressure conditions. Critical parameters are identified, and the impact of design factors, including material properties, geometric parameters, and internal pressure, is quantitatively assessed using a rich digital dataset. In a series of model experiments, the study reveals specific numerical results that underscore the progressive nature of damage development in FDM-produced multilayer axisymmetric shells. Notably, under increasing internal pressure, stresses on the tank’s inner walls reach up to 27.5 MPa, emphasizing the critical importance of considering material properties in the design phase. The research also uncovers that the thickness of tank walls, while significant in resulting stresses, does not markedly impact the damage development mechanism. However, it places a premium on selecting rational parameters for the honeycomb system, including shell thickness, honeycomb height, honeycomb wall thickness, and honeycomb cell size, to minimize stress concentrations and enhance structural integrity. The inclusion of honeycomb structures in the tank design, as evidenced by specific results, provides enhanced thermal insulation properties. The research demonstrates that this design feature helps localize damage and mitigates the formation of significant trunk cracks, particularly along generative cracks.

Keywords: additive synthesis, honeycomb structures, damage development, finite element analysis.


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