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ISRN Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 503973, 8 pages
Research Article

Crushing Behavior of Thin-Walled Hexagonal Tubes with Partition Plates

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo University of Science, Kagurazaka 1-3, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan

Received 14 January 2011; Accepted 21 February 2011

Academic Editors: N. Anifantis and P. Dineva

Copyright © 2011 Dai-Heng Chen and Kenichi Masuda. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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