Finite Element Simulation of Behavior of WBK Cored Sandwich Panels Subjected to Bending Loads

굽힘하중 하의 벌크형 와이어 직조 카고메 트러스 중간재를 갖는 샌드위치 판재의 기계적 거동

  • 최지은 (전남대학교 자동차연구소) ;
  • 강기주 (전남대학교 기계시스템공학부)
  • Published : 2009.04.01


Wire-woven Bulk Kagome (WBK) is a new truss type cellular metal fabricated by systematic assembling of helical wires in six directions. In this work, the experiments of mechanical behaviors of WBK cored sandwich panels subjected to bending load were performed and the results were compared with those by the corresponding analytic solutions. And also, finite element simulations were performed to validate the optimal design according to the analytic solutions. It is found the sandwich panel with WBK core performed excellently in terms of energy absorption and deformation stability after the peak point as well as the load capacity.


PCM(Periodic Cellular Metal);Kagome Truss;Sandwich Panel;Ultra Light Metal Structure;WBK(Wire-wounded Bulk Kagome)


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