Influence of Structure Parameters on Compressive Behavior of Aluminum Foam

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Foamed aluminum has been recently developed as one of new structure functional materials due mainly to its excellent properties such as energy absorption property. It is significant to investigate the compressive behavior and energy absorption property of foamed aluminum under the condition of static and dynamic loading. The compressive deformation behavior of foamed aluminum with open pore structure was experimentally studied and the effects of the porosity, the type of materials, the pore size and the sample size were discussed in detail by means of the orthogonal experiments. The results showed that the type of materials had the most evident influence on the compressive property of foamed aluminum among the factors investigated, and that the size effects of the experimental results were observed.

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Linli Xu, Wenya Tian and Elwin Mao

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123-127

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.80-81.123

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F. Wang et al., "Influence of Structure Parameters on Compressive Behavior of Aluminum Foam", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 80-81, pp. 123-127, 2011

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July 2011

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