Accession Number : AD0431513


Title :   DETERMINATION OF THE ENERGY ABSORPTION CHARACTERISTICS OF VARIOUS LOW DENSITY FOAM TYPE PLASTICS,


Corporate Author : MCDONNELL AIRCRAFT CORP ST LOUIS MO


Personal Author(s) : Swafford,J


Report Date : 10 Mar 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 37


Abstract : Efforts were made to determine the energy absorption characteristics of various low-density plastic foam and aluminum honeycomb materials. Based on the results of this test program, aluminum honeycomb appears to present the best absorption characteristics of the low density type materials tested. (Author)


Descriptors :   *EXPANDED PLASTICS , *HONEYCOMB CORES , *ENERGY , PHYSICAL PROPERTIES , PHYSICAL PROPERTIES , LOADS(FORCES) , DEFLECTION , ALUMINUM ALLOYS , MECHANICAL PROPERTIES


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