Mechanical Behavior of Sandwich Panels with Quasi-Kagome Truss Core Fabricated from Expanded Metals

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  • 임채홍 (전남대학교 기계공학과) ;
  • 임지현 (전남대학교 기계공학과) ;
  • 정재규 (현대.기아 연구개발본부 금속재료팀) ;
  • 임종대 (현대.기아 연구개발본부 금속재료팀) ;
  • 강기주 (전남대학교 기계시스템공학부)
  • Published : 2006.09.01


Many studies have been focused on how to manufacture ultra light metal structures and optimize them. In this study, we introduced a new idea to make sandwich panels with quasi-Kagome truss cores. First, metal sheets with a peculiar pattern of slits were expanded to be meshes, they are crimped into a triangular wave pattern, and then one third of struts were bent reversely to be quasi-Kagome trusses. Finally, two face sheets were bonded on the upper and the lower sides. The bending strength was estimated through elementary mechanics for the sandwich specimens with two kinds of face sheet the results of estimation were compared with the those of finite element analyses and experiments.


Expanded Metal;Kagome Truss;Sandwich Panel;Ultra Light Metal Structure


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