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20072020

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Research Output

2020

High strain rate characterisation of intralaminar fracture toughness of GFRPs for longitudinal tension and compression failure

Catalanotti, G., Kuhn, P., Xavier, J. & Koerber, H., 15 May 2020, In : Composite Structures. 240, 112068.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Thin-ply polymer composite materials: A review

Arteiro, A., Furtado, C., Catalanotti, G., Linde, P. & Camanho, P. P., 30 Jan 2020, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 132, 105777.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

A Lightning Plasma and Composite Specimen Damage Simulation Framework for SAE Test Waveform B

Millen, S. L. J., Murphy, A., Abdelal, G. & Catalanotti, G., 10 Sep 2019, ICOLSE 2019 Conference Proceedings. ICOLSE, 4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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34 Downloads (Pure)

A methodology for the rapid characterization of Mode II delamination fatigue threshold in FRP composites

Pitarresi, G., Scalici, T., Dellaira, M. & Catalanotti, G., 12 Sep 2019, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 106629.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A microscale integrated approach to measure and model fibre misalignment in fibre-reinforced composites

Sebaey, T. A., Catalanotti, G. & O'Dowd, N. P., 20 Oct 2019, In : Composites Science and Technology. 183, 107793.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A progressive damage model for simulating lightning strike on composite material

Millen, S. L. J., Murphy, A., Catalanotti, G. & Abdelal, G., 03 Jul 2019, p. 150. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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1 Citation (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of mode I dynamic fracture toughness of IM7-8552 composites by digital image correlation and machine learning

Cidade, R. A., Castro, D. S. V., Castrodeza, E. M., Kuhn, P., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J. & Camanho, P. P., 15 Feb 2019, In : Composite Structures. 210, p. 707-714 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

Energy Absorption Capabilities of Composite Cellular Mechanical Metamaterials

Joseph, B., Catalanotti, G., Kazancı, Z. & Falzon, B., Sep 2019, 7th Thematic Conference on The Mechanical Response of Composites – Composites 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Micromechanical analysis of interlaminar crack propagation between angled plies in mode I tests

Varandas, L. F., Arteiro, A., Catalanotti, G. & Falzon, B. G., 09 Apr 2019, In : Composite Structures.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Mode I interlaminar fracture toughness of thin-ply laminates with CNT webs at the crack interface

Di Leonardo, S., Nistal, A., Catalanotti, G., Hawkins, S. C. & Falzon, B. G., 01 Oct 2019, In : Composite Structures. 225, 111178.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Multiscale damage analysis of a plain carbon weave incorporating material variability

Varandas, L. F., Melro, A. R., Catalanotti, G. & Falzon, B. G., 01 Dec 2019, ECCM 2018: 18th European Conference on Composite Materials: Proceedings. Applied Mechanics Laboratory

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Prediction of in situ strengths in composites: Some considerations

Catalanotti, G., 01 Jan 2019, In : Composite Structures. 207, p. 889-893 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

Sequential finite element modelling of lightning arc plasma and composite specimen thermal-electric damage

Millen, S. L. J., Murphy, A., Abdelal, G. & Catalanotti, G., 05 Jul 2019, In : Computers and Structures. 222, p. 48-62 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation of failure in laminated polymer composites: Building-block validation

Furtado, C., Catalanotti, G., Arteiro, A., Gray, P. J., Wardle, B. L. & Camanho, P. P., 15 Oct 2019, In : Composite Structures. 226, 111168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Size Effect and Intralaminar Fracture Toughness of Fibre-Reinforced Composites

Catalanotti, G. & Falzon, B., 2019, Proceedings of ICCM-22, 11-16 August 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018
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5 Citations (Scopus)
184 Downloads (Pure)

An Improved Load Introduction Technique for Dynamic Material Characterisation at Intermediate Strain Rate

Yoo, S., Schueler, D., Brodbeck, M., Toso, N., Catalanotti, G. & Voggenreiter, H., 09 May 2018, In : Proceedings. 2, 7 p., 381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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122 Downloads (Pure)

A strategy to improve the structural performance of non-crimp fabric thin-ply laminates

Arteiro, A., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J., Linde, P. & Camanho, P. P., 15 Mar 2018, In : Composite Structures. 188, p. 438-449 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
151 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of the crack resistance curve for intralaminar fiber tensile failure mode in polymer composites under high rate loading

Kuhn, P., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J., Ploeckl, M. & Koerber, H., 15 Nov 2018, In : Composite Structures. 204, p. 276-287 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)

Enhancing the electrical conductivity of carbon fibre thin-ply laminates with directly grown aligned carbon nanotubes

Russello, M., Diamanti, E. K., Catalanotti, G., Ohlsson, F., Hawkins, S. C. & Falzon, B. G., 15 Dec 2018, In : Composite Structures. 206, p. 272-278

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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10 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Intralaminar fracture toughness of UD glass fiber composite under high rate fiber tension and fiber compression loading

Kuhn, P., Koerber, H., Catalanotti, G. & Xavier, J., 07 Sep 2018, DYMAT 2018 - 12th International Conference on the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading: Proceedings. Cosculluela, A., Cadoni, E., Buzaud, E. & Couque, H. (eds.). EDP Sciences, Vol. 183. 02018

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mechanical Fastening of Composite and Composite–Metal Structures

Camanho, P. & Catalanotti, G., 02 Jun 2018, Joining of Polymer-Metal Hybrid Structures: Principles and Applications. Amancio Filho, S. T. & Blaga, L-A. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 187

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Mode I intralaminar fracture toughness of 2D woven carbon fibre reinforced composites: Pre-crack tip radius sensitivity

Dalli, D., Catalanotti, G. & Falzon, B. G., 01 Jan 2018, ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials. Applied Mechanics Laboratory, (ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Quantifying the Influence of Plasma - Solid Mechanics Coupling on the Prediction of Lightning Strike Composite Specimen Damage

Millen, S. L. J., Murphy, A., Abdelal, G. & Catalanotti, G., 02 Jul 2018, 1st International Conference on Advances in Aerospace Structures, Systems & Technology: AASST 2018. ASRANet Ltd, p. 103-112 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulation of the Mechanical Response of Thin-Ply Composites: From Computational Micro-Mechanics to Structural Analysis

Arteiro, A., Catalanotti, G., Reinoso, J., Linde, P. & Camanho, P. P., 14 Sep 2018, In : Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering. p. 1-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)
2017

A consistent anisotropic damage model for laminated fiber-reinforced composites using the 3D-version of the Puck failure criterion

Reinoso, J., Catalanotti, G., Blazquez, A., Areias, P., Camanho, P. P. & Paris, F., 26 Jul 2017, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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30 Citations (Scopus)
222 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of tow thickness on the structural response of aerospace-grade spread-tow fabrics

Arteiro, A., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J., Linde, P. & Camanho, P. P., 01 Nov 2017, In : Composite Structures. 179, p. 208-223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)

Fracture toughness and crack resistance curves for fiber compressive failure mode in polymer composites under high rate loading

Kuhn, P., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J., Camanho, P. P. & Koerber, H., 15 Dec 2017, In : Composite Structures. 182, p. 164-175

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Citations (Scopus)
221 Downloads (Pure)

Modeling and synthesis of all-polymeric conducting composite material for aircraft lightning strike protection applications

Katunin, A., Krukiewicz, K. & Catalanotti, G., 18 Oct 2017, In : Materials Today: Proceedings. 4, 8, p. 8010-8015 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Structural response of aerospace-grade thin-ply woven and non-crimp fabrics

Arteiro, A., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J., Linde, P. & Camanho, P. P., 01 Jan 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Synthesis and testing of a conducting polymeric composite material for lightning strike protection applications

Katunin, A., Krukiewicz, K., Turczyn, R., Sul, P., Łasica, A., Catalanotti, G. & Bilewicz, M., 24 Feb 2017, Proceedings of the 6th International Advances in Applied Physics and Materials Science Congress and Exhibition, APMAS 2016. American Institute of Physics Inc., 14 p. 020026. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1809).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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3 Citations (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of the through-the-thickness compressive stress on mode II interlaminar fracture toughness

Catalanotti, G., Scalici, T., Pitarresi, G. & Van Der Meer, F. P., 01 Jan 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The effect of through-thickness compressive stress on mode II interlaminar crack propagation: A computational micromechanics approach

Varandas, L. F., Arteiro, A., Bessa, M. A., Melro, A. R. & Catalanotti, G., 15 Dec 2017, In : Composite Structures. 182, p. 326-334 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of through-thickness compressive stress on mode II interlaminar fracture toughness

Catalanotti, G., Furtado, C., Scalici, T., Pitarresi, G., van der Meer, F. P. & Camanho, P. P., 15 Dec 2017, In : Composite Structures. 182, p. 153-163

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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24 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Measurement of fracture toughness for fiber compressive failure mode of UD composites under high rate loading

Kuhn, P., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J., Cidade, R., Koerber, H. & Camanho, P. P., 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Measuring the intralaminar crack resistance curve of fibre reinforced composites at extreme temperatures

Pinto, R. F., Catalanotti, G. & Camanho, P. P., Dec 2016, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 91, 1, p. 145-155 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
257 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling the electro-mechanical properties of PPy/epoxy conductive composites

Catalanotti, G. & Katunin, A., 15 Feb 2016, In : Computational Materials Science. 113, p. 88-97 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)