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Applied Composite Materials

, Volume 12, Issue 3–4, pp 229–246 | Cite as

Cellular Truss Core Sandwich Structures

  • David J. Sypeck
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Abstract

Sandwich structures with open cell truss cores are a relatively new class of multifunctional material systems that can be made using affordable deformation, assembly and joining processes. A variety of cellular core architectures have recently been made from wrought metal alloys using inexpensive textile and perforated sheet methods. Here, the design, fabrication and properties for these types of structures is reviewed.

Keywords

sandwich structure cellular solid multifunctional alloy brazing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aerospace Engineering DepartmentEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityDaytona BeachUSA

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