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Shock and Vibration
Volume 16 (2009), Issue 1, Pages 99-116
http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SAV-2009-0467

The Dynamics of Multiple Pair-Wise Collisions in a Chain for Designing Optimal Shock Amplifiers

Bryan Rodgers,1 Suresh Goyal,2 Gerard Kelly,1 and Michael Sheehy1

1CTVR, Stokes Institute, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
2Bell Labs Ireland, Alcatel-Lucent, Blanchardstown Industrial Park, Dublin 15, Ireland

Received 21 February 2008; Revised 14 May 2008

Copyright © 2009 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 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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