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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This work initially presents the relations between geometric parameters of core-layer architected cellular material and mechanical properties including relative density, stress-strain relationship and unit energy absorption.
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.
Results of Malmgren's study show us the shotcrete reinforced with steel fibers and the PF had almost the same energy absorption.
The unique properties of metallic foams which are excellent in energy absorption will lead to better improvement of FRP composites especially when subjected to compressive load.
This paper presents a 3D FIT model of gold nanostructures used to predict the absorption efficiency of energy absorption materials that are dependent on select physical parameters.
We, at Sabic, recognised this trend early on and are in a position to help OEMs with the energy absorption technologies needed to help them meet or get ahead of any new requirements.
The material's architecture allows unprecedented mechanical behavior for a metal, including complete recovery from compression exceeding 50 percent strain and extraordinarily high energy absorption.
The resin is said to have superior ductility and great impact resistance when combined with the part design, and is claimed to provide the energy absorption needed for enhanced lower leg impact protection.
Drawing from academic studies and journal articles, contributors cover such topics as: rate-making systems, temporal predictive behavior in drivers, Parkinson disease and driver safety, energy absorption in collisions, historical metal alloy use in automobile construction, new data acquisition systems for energy consumption analysis, vision-based safety technology, and much more.
In addition, compared to traditional formulas, infant formulas containing Betapol[TM] facilitate optimal calcium absorption and increase bone density in babies, while also improving energy absorption and softening stools.
A new drop-tower impact tester measures energy absorption and impact properties of polymers, composites, and component assemblies.
AUSTRALIAN researchers have developed a heat treatment process for high pressure aluminium diecasting that they claim can double mechanical strength of components, give higher fatigue resistance and improve energy absorption.

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