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Shock absorption of aluminum honeycombs for in-plane impacts
Author(s): Koichi Tanaka; Masahiro Nishida; Genichi Ueki
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Paper Abstract

In order to study the possibility of utilizing the in-plane dynamic property of aluminum honeycombs to soft shock absorbers in a man-to-car impact or a man-to-machine impact environment, dynamic responses of aluminum honeycombs of various cell size and cell number to the in-plane and uni-directional impact loading were investigated experimentally. A high-speed video camera and an acceleration pickup were used to investigate the deformation process and the shock absorption characteristics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7126, 28th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics, 71260V (10 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.822040
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Koichi Tanaka, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Masahiro Nishida, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Genichi Ueki, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7126:
28th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics
Harald Kleine; Martha Patricia Butron Guillen, Editor(s)

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