Nonlinear Material Characterization using HEEDS and Abaqus

M.H. Rademacher, R.C. Averill, and R. S. Sidhu
Inverse Problems Symposium 2007, East Lansing, Michigan, USA 

In this study, a new hybrid optimization strategy is discussed and applied to two material characterization problems: rate-sensitive hyper-elastic polymers and rubbers used in automotive engine mount applications.
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