A finite element model to simulate the elastic and slip responses of fusion magnets under operating loads is proposed. To represent the elastic actions, a material homogenization procedure based on the existing composite technology was applied to obtain the effective stress strain relations for the heterogeneous, laminated magnets. In addition, a friction-type model was utilized to simulate the interlayer slip of the magnets when the shear stresses reach the bonding strength of the adhesives. Numerical examples are given to demonstrate the applicability of the proposed model.

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