Modelling the buckling behaviour of mechanical metamaterials

Author: Adam Bekele

Date published

28 June 2019

Price
Free

Modelling the buckling behaviour of mechanical metamaterials

Case Study
Date published

28 June 2019

Author

Adam Bekele

Price

Free

Author

Adam Bekele

This project aims to investigate the mechanical behaviour of lattice structures with periodic cellular forms for energy absorption applications.

Updated 12 March 2020

Adam Bekele of Imperial College London provides a definition of metamaterials, describes types of microstructures, then the types of hexagonal configurations - conventional and auxetic structures.

The aim of the research is to understand their elastic deformation, analyse their load carrying capacity, and find an application for the knowledge gained.

The presentation was the 1st place winning presentation from the 21st Young Researchers Conference.

Modelling the buckling behaviour of mechanical metamaterials

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:13:29
Publisher:
IStructE

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Research & Innovation Case Study Buckling Video Research Panel

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