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Abstract

The paper describes the computer simulations performed in the frame of a European programme activity related to the calibration of impact rigs for dynamic components crash testing. Extruded aluminium columns tested experimentally under crash conditions have been examined numerically. The modelling technique is based on an explicit time integration, using a regular mesh of shell elements and encountering for self-contact, large displacement, finite strains and strain-rate sensitivity.

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Authors: CRUTZEN Y R, JRC Ispra (IT);INZAGHI A, JRC Ispra (IT);ALBERTINI C, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: ABAQUS Users' Conference, Paris (FR), May 31 - June 2, 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 39075 ORA
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