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[1] Hong Jun, Shen Yue, Li Jianxing, Wang Xiao, et al. Discrete element analysison press and fracture mechanism of propellant grain [J]. Journal of Southeast University (English Edition), 2019, 35 (3): 359-366. [doi:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2019.03.012]

Discrete element analysison press and fracture mechanism of propellant grain()

Journal of Southeast University (English Edition)[ISSN:1003-7985/CN:32-1325/N]

2019 3
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Discrete element analysison press and fracture mechanism of propellant grain
Hong Jun Shen Yue Li Jianxing Wang Xiao
Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Engineering Mechanics, Southeast University, Nanjing 211189, China
propellant grain press and fracture mechanism initial defect discrete element method
To analyze fracture mechanism of propellant grain and study the mechanical properties of propellant grain, the press and fracture processes of propellant grain with and without initial defects are modeled using the discrete element method. On the basis of the appropriate constitutive relationships, the discrete element model of the propellant grain was established. Compared with experimental measurements, the micro-parameters of the bonded-particle model of the propellant grain under unconfined uniaxial compression tests were calibrated. The propellant grains without initial defects, with initial surface defects, and with initial internal defects were studied numerically through a series of unconfined uniaxial compression tests. Results show that the established discrete element model is an efficient tool to study the press and fracture processes of the propellant grain. The fracture process of the propellant grain without initial defects can be divided into the elastic deformation phase, crack initiation phase, crack stable propagation phase, and crack unstable propagation phase. The fracture mechanism of this grain is the global shear failure along the direction of the maximum shear stress. Initial defects have significant effects on both the fracture mechanism and peak strength of the propellant grain. The major fracture mechanism of the propellant grain with initial surface defects is local shear failure, whereas that of the propellant grain with initial internal defects is global tensile failure. Both defects weaken the peak strengths of the propellant grain. Therefore, the carrying and filling process of the propellant grain needs to minimize initial defects as far as possible.


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Biography: Hong Jun(1978—), male, doctor, associate professor, junhong@seu.edu.cn.
Foundation items: The National Key Research and Development Program of China(No.2018YFD1100401-04), the National Natural Science Foundation of China(No.11772091), the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions(No.CE01-2), the Open Research Fund Program of Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Engineering Mechanics(No.LEM16A08).
Citation: Hong Jun, Shen Yue, Li Jianxing, et al. Discrete element analysis on press and fracture mechanism of propellant grain[J].Journal of Southeast University(English Edition), 2019, 35(3):359-366.DOI:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2019.03.012.
Last Update: 2019-09-20