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Evaluation of Various Energy Absorption Mechanisms Using FEA and Its Validation
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published October 23, 2005 by The Automotive Research Association of India in India
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Event: International Mobility Engineering Congress & Exposition 2005 - SAE India Technology for Emerging Markets
Crashworthiness of vehicle calls for effective and controlled energy absorption. Design of energy absorbers for maximum energy absorption capacity at minimum transmitted force is always a challenge. A number of mechanisms for energy absorption are available e.g. axial collapse, tearing of tubes, honeycomb structures, etc. A study was carried out to understand the effect of various parameters like material properties, thickness, cross sections, etc on energy absorption and transmitted force. The optimum combinations of the above parameters were arrived at by detailed analysis. Static and dynamic testing was carried out to validate the simulation results. The methodology can be used to design energy absorbers for automotive as well as railway coach applications.
CitationPatidar, S., Mahajan, R., and Raju, S., "Evaluation of Various Energy Absorption Mechanisms Using FEA and Its Validation," SAE Technical Paper 2005-26-314, 2005, https://doi.org/10.4271/2005-26-314.
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