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Deformation and Failure of MXene Nanosheets

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kaunas University of Technology, 51424 Kaunas, Lithuania
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Institute for Mechanics of Materials, University of Latvia, LV-1004 Riga, Latvia
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Materials 2020, 13(5), 1253; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13051253
Received: 10 February 2020 / Revised: 3 March 2020 / Accepted: 8 March 2020 / Published: 10 March 2020
(This article belongs to the Section Materials Simulation and Design)
This work is aimed at the development of finite element models and prediction of the mechanical behavior of MXene nanosheets. Using LS-Dyna Explicit software, a finite element model was designed to simulate the nanoindentation process of a two-dimensional MXene Ti3C2Tz monolayer flake and to validate the material model. For the evaluation of the adhesive strength of the free-standing Ti3C2Tz-based film, the model comprised single-layered MXene nanosheets with a specific number of individual flakes, and the reverse engineering method with a curve fitting approach was used. The interlaminar shear strength, in-plane stiffness, and shear energy release rate of MXene film were predicted using this approach. The results of the sensitivity analysis showed that interlaminar shear strength and in-plane stiffness have the largest influence on the mechanical behavior of MXene film under tension, while the shear energy release rate mainly affects the interlaminar damage properties of nanosheets. View Full-Text
Keywords: MXene; mechanical behavior; finite element modeling MXene; mechanical behavior; finite element modeling
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Zeleniakiene, D.; Monastyreckis, G.; Aniskevich, A.; Griskevicius, P. Deformation and Failure of MXene Nanosheets. Materials 2020, 13, 1253. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13051253

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Zeleniakiene D, Monastyreckis G, Aniskevich A, Griskevicius P. Deformation and Failure of MXene Nanosheets. Materials. 2020; 13(5):1253. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13051253

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Zeleniakiene, Daiva, Gediminas Monastyreckis, Andrey Aniskevich, and Paulius Griskevicius. 2020. "Deformation and Failure of MXene Nanosheets" Materials 13, no. 5: 1253. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13051253

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