Modeling the Crushing Behavior of Polymer Foams in Sandwich Structures Operating in Arctic Regions

How to Apply

Interested in participating in this research project? Contact the professor or graduate student listed below.


Dr. Michelle S. Hoo Fatt (Department of Mechanical Engineering) |

Graduate Student

Anudeep Reddy Vedire |

Project Description

Lightweight, composite sandwich panels are being increasingly used in navy combat ships, but not much is known of their behavior at Arctic temperatures. Project explores crushable behavior and energy absorption of PVC foam at temperatures as low as -60 deg C.

Project Dates

Summer 2021

Search Terms

Advanced Materials, Material Characterization, Funded, STEM