
The purpose of this test is to check laminated plates with
orthotropic materials using an angle of orientation.
You will use 2D meshes. 

Reference:
3D model with parabolic hexahedron elements
(HE20), computed with CATIA. 

Specifications
Geometry Specifications
Angle:
plate 1 = 90 deg
plate 2 = 30 deg 

a = 0.1 m
b = 0.1 m
t1 = 0.0002 m
t2 = 0.0004 m 

Analysis Specifications

Material 1:
 Young Modulus (material):
E_{1 }= 341.6 x 10^{6} Pa
E_{2
}= 179.3 x 10^{6} Pa

Poisson's Ratio:
ν_{12}
= 0.44

Shearing coefficient
G_{12} = 100 x 10^{6} Pa
G_{23} = 60.8 x 10^{6} Pa
G_{13} = 101.5 x 10^{6} Pa



Material 2:
 Young Modulus (material):
E_{1 }= 34.16 x 10^{6} Pa
E_{2
}= 17.93 x 10^{6} Pa

Poisson's Ratio:
ν_{12}
= 0.44

Shearing coefficient
G_{12} = 10 x 10^{6} Pa
G_{23} = 6.08 x 10^{6} Pa
G_{13} = 10.15 x 10^{6} Pa

Mesh Specifications:

Restraints (User defined):

Loads:
Surface force density: F_{Z} = 10 N/m^{2} 


Results
The following results correspond to:
 The displacement of O along Z (w)
 The restraint on O in the center of plate 2 (_{xx})

3D model (Reference) 
2D model 
Normalized results 
w [mm] 
3.47697 
3.47213 
0.9986 
_{
xx
}[mm] 
30358.523 
30217.189 
0.9953 


To Perform the Test:
The laminated_plates.CATAnalysis document
presents a complete analysis of this case.
To compute the case, proceed as follow:

Open the CATAnalysis document.

Compute the case in the Generative Structural
Analysis workbench.

Create local sensors (Stress tensor and Displacement
vector).
