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Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 689546, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/689546
Research Article

Experimental Study on the Shock Absorption Performance of Combined Aluminium Honeycombs under Impact Loading

1College of Science, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, China
2Beijing Institute of Astronautic System Engineering, Beijing 100068, China

Received 27 January 2015; Revised 11 May 2015; Accepted 12 May 2015

Academic Editor: Sakdirat Kaewunruen

Copyright © 2015 Lei Cao et al. 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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