Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 20 (2014)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2014

20th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
May 12 – 15, 2014, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Vladimír Fuis

Copyright © 2014 Brno University of Technology Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics

ISBN 978-80-214-4871-1 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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ENERGY ABSORPTION OF CELLULAR FOAMS IN HIGH STRAIN RATE COMPRESSION TEST
Králík V., Němeček J., Jíra A., Fíla T., Zlámal P.
pages 347 - 350, full text

Aluminum foams are structural materials with excellent energy absorption capacity jointed with very low specific weight and high stiffness. Products of aluminum foams are used in a wide range of structural and functional applications (e.g. as a part of composite protection elements) due to its attractive properties. Full characterization of deformation behaviour under high-strain rate loading is required for designing these applications. The aim of this study is to compare stress-strain behaviour and energy absorption of the aluminium foam structure with conventional energy absorbing materials based on polystyrene and extruded polystyrene commonly used as protective elements. The compressive deformation behaviour of the materials was assessed under impact loading conditions using a drop tower experimental device.


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