23/7/14    11:00 - 13:00
Mechanics of Cellular Solids and Sandwich Structures I
Minisymposium organized by Ashkan Vaziri, Dirk Mohr and Alireza Amirkhizi
Room: Sala D6
Chair: Ashkan Vaziri
Mechanical response of elastic open-cell foams under punching. Insights from experiments and simulations
Tapan Sabuwala, Xiangyu Dai and Gustavo Gioia

Effect of interfacial strength on the response of sandwich plates with elastomeric cores
Alireza V. Amirkhizi and Zhanzhan Jia

Modelling of closed-cell foams incorporating cell size and cell wall thickness variations
Youming Chen, Raj Das and Mark Battley

Numerical modelling of Nomex honeycomb cores for local analyses of sandwich panel joints
Ralf Seemann and Dieter Krause