Failure Maps and Derivation of Optimal Design Parameters for a Quasi-Kagome Truss Sandwich Panel Subjected to Bending Load

굽힘하중을 받는 준 카고메 트러스 샌드위치 판재의 파손선도와 최적설계변수의 도출

  • 임채홍 (넥센타이어(주)) ;
  • 전인수 (전남대학교 기계시스템공학부) ;
  • 강기주 (전남대학교 기계시스템공학부)
  • Published : 2007.09.01


A new metallic sandwich panel with a quasi-Kagome truss core subjected to bending load has been analyzed. First, equations of the failure loads corresponding to the eight failure modes are presented. Then, non-dimensional forms of the equations are derived as functions of three geometric variables, one material parameter (yield strain), one load index and one weight index. Failure maps are presented for a given weight index. By using the dimensionless forms of equations as the design constraints, two kinds of optimization are performed. One is based on the weight, that is, the objective function, namely, the dimensionless load is to be maximized for a given weight. Another is based on the load, that is, the dimensionless weight is to be minimized for a given load. The results of the two optimization processes are found to agree each other. The optimized geometric variables are derived as a function of given weights or failure loads. The performance of the quasi-Kagome truss as the core of a sandwich panel is evaluated by comparison with those of honeycomb cored and octet truss cored panels.


PCM(Periodic Cellular Metal);Sandwich Plates;Kagome Truss;Metal Expanding Process


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