energy absorption


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energy absorption

[′en·ər·jē ab‚sȯrp·shən]
(physics)
Conversion of mechanical or radiant energy into the internal potential energy or heat energy of a system.
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Energy absorption characteristics of metallic triply periodic minimal surface sheet structures under compressive loading.
For the Sec-F, the peak load is much lower for tailored blank designs, indicating lower energy absorption during crash by area in front of Sec-F.
As seen, the effects of the steel plate for the ultimate strength and the energy absorption of the entire system are larger than those of the surrounding frame in SSSW for 20% opening ratio.
Table 5 and Figure 7 present the energy absorption capacity of each specimen.
Analysis of the Quantity and Efficiency of Energy Absorption. Energy absorption is an important property of the interlayer material of the composite plate.
Reinforcing the armor grade fibers like Kevlar, UHMWPE (Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) or PBO with CNTs to improve their elastic modulus and energy absorption capacity [4].
Since NPR configuration equips architected composites with increased shear modulus, indentation resistance and energy absorption ability[3].
According to the calculation principle of energy absorption, Figure 9 shows the relationship between energy absorption and the number of freeze-thaw cycles.
Alavi Nia and Haddad Hamedani [4] investigated deformations and energy absorption capacity of thin-walled tubes with various sections shapes (circular, square, rectangular, hexagonal, triangular, pyramidal and conical) both experimentally and numerically.
The 26 inch by 12inch by 6 inch Ultralight Bushwheel features Kevlar cording, reengineered sidewalls that provide the ideal flex and energy absorption for lighter aircraft, and 0.150-inch tread that slows wear even during long taxis on paved surfaces.
Mankame, said, "The ability to realize the energy absorption offered by PXCMs at various length scales makes it possible for engineers to integrate energy absorption as a secondary function into structures that are already in use."
The adhesive bonding provides increased load bearing capability, energy absorption, high-impact resistance and stress durability.

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