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Type: Journal article
Title: Numerical modelling of honeycomb energy dissipating materials
Author: Reay, J.
Bennett, T.
Tyas, A.
Citation: Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2011; 82:81-85
Publisher: Trans Tech Publications
Issue Date: 2011
ISSN: 1662-7482
Editor: Cadoni, E.
DiPrisco, M.
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Jonathan Reay, Terry Bennett and Andy Tyas
Abstract: Cardboard honeycomb energy dissipating material (EDM) is used extensively forprotection of cargo that is air dropped. Whilst air dropped containers are deployed withparachutes, a significant amount of energy still requires dissipating on impact with the ground.The specification of cardboard EDM in dynamic applications has tended to be ad-hoc withno thorough understanding of the energy absorbing characteristics of the material. This paperseeks to address this gap in knowledge.
Keywords: Energy Absorption; Explicit Dynamics; Impact
Rights: ©(2011) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland
DOI: 10.4028/
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