Sandwich panels consisting of two aluminium two face-sheets and a core made of aluminium honeycomb were studied in this paper. These sandwich panels are good candidates for cladding systems employed to protect other structures again blast loadings. In this paper, the mechanical response and deformation of these sandwich panels subjected to simulated blast loadings are investigated experimentally. The effects of impact pulse, foil thickness and cell size of aluminium honeycombs have been discussed.
Advanced Materials Research: Advances in Building Materials: selected papers from the 2011 International Conference on Civil Engineering and Building Materials (CEBM 2011), Kunming, China, 29-31 July 2011 / Jingying Zhao (ed.),
Vol. 261-263, pp. 770-774