Energy Dissipation Characteristics of Rubber Cylinders

by Dean L. Sicking, Texas Transportation Inst, College Station, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


A simplified procedure for scaling the energy absorption characteristics of rubber cylinders during high speed impact is presented. Static and dynamic tests of scale model and full size cylinders are used to demonstrate accuracy of procedure.

Subject Headings: Energy dissipation | Cylinders | Model accuracy | Dynamic tests | Absorption | Dynamic models | Scale models | Fouling

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