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Large deformation of core materials for sandwich panels

Speich, Marco and Merkel, Markus and Ochsner, Andreas (2010) Large deformation of core materials for sandwich panels. Materialwissenschaft Und Werkstofftechnik, 41 (5). 270 - 275. ISSN 1521-4052

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mawe.201000596

Abstract

Sandwich panels represent a basic design unit for light weight structures. Sandwich panels typically consist of at least two different materials for core and skin. Within the scope of this paper, the large deformation behaviour of different cellular core materials for sandwich panels is investigated. The large deformation behaviour for different core materials is analysed experimentally by compression tests. We investigate metallic hollow sphere structures (MHSS) and synthetic polyvinyl chloride (PVC) foams. In addition, appropriate computational models are presented to account for the deformation mechanisms and to compare computational to experimental results. With these models we will be able to already validate the future experimental test set-ups with numerical simulations before the test set-up is build.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:polyvinyl chloride, cellular core, sandwich panels
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:26278
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:29 Jun 2012 11:43
Last Modified:31 Oct 2018 20:28

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