Multi-Cycle Fatigue of Composite Three-Layer Plates with Honeycomb Structure Made by Additive FDM Technologies

Journal Journal of Mechanical Engineering – Problemy Mashynobuduvannia
Publisher A. Pidhornyi Institute for Mechanical Engineering Problems
National Academy of Science of Ukraine
ISSN  2709-2984 (Print), 2709-2992 (Online)
Issue Vol. 25, no. 3, 2022 (September)
Pages 16-28
Cited by J. of Mech. Eng., 2022, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 16-28



Borys V. Uspenskyi, A. Pidhornyi Institute of Mechanical Engineering Problems of NASU (2/10, Pozharskyi str., Kharkiv, 61046, Ukraine), e-mail:, ORCID: 0000-0001-6360-7430

Ihor I. Derevianko, Yuzhnoye State Design Office (3, Krivorizka str., Dnipro, 49008, Ukraine), e-mail:, ORCID: 0000-0002-1477-3173

Kostiantyn V. Avramov, A. Pidhornyi Institute of Mechanical Engineering Problems of NASU (2/10, Pozharskyi str., Kharkiv, 61046, Ukraine), Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics (14, Nauky ave., Kharkiv, 61166, Ukraine), National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute” (17, Chkalov str., Kharkiv, 61070, Ukraine), e-mail:, ORCID: 0000-0002-8740-693X

Oleh F. Polishchuk, A. Pidhornyi Institute of Mechanical Engineering Problems of NASU (2/10, Pozharskyi str., Kharkiv, 61046, Ukraine), e-mail:, ORCID: 0000-0003-1266-9847

Oleksandr F. Salenko, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (37, Peremohy ave., Kyiv, 03056, Ukraine), ORCID: 0000-0002-5685-6225



The multi-cycle fatigue of three-layer plates with honeycomb structure, which was manufactured using additive FDM technologies from polylactide, is considered. Carbon fiber based on the SIGRAPREG C U200-0/NF-E310/30% pre-preg is chosen as a material for the upper and lower covers. Fatigue analysis of three-layer plates with honeycomb structure is based on their vibration tests. To study the fatigue characteristics of honeycomb structures, special samples were made. Fatigue characteristics of structures are studied on three-layer samples using carbon-plastic sheathings. The experiment was accompanied by finite element simulation of fatigue tests in the ANSYS software complex. The fatigue properties of three-layer plates are studied.


Keywords: honeycomb structure, additive FDM technology, three-layer plates, fatigue tests, S-N curve


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Received 11 May 2022

Published 30 September 2022