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Novel Design and Comparison of Structural and Modal Analyses of Auxetic Geometry versus Honeycomb Geometry

U. Kemiklioğlu


Auxetic structures are popular, since they have many applications in defense, textile and sport industries. The advantages of providing comfort and protection to people for the impact energy increase the usability of auxetic structures in these areas. Within the scope of this study, two structures were designed as honeycomb and auxtetic structures with lateral displacements in opposite directions. The auxetic and honeycomb structures were modeled in Ansys software by keeping the boundaries of these two structures close to each other. Structural and modal analysis were applied to these structures and the auxetic structure gave better results in terms of the tensile strength.

Uğur Kemiklioğlu, Doğuş University, Mechanical Engineering Department, Dudullu, 34775 Istanbul, Turkey


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Received: 2020-11-23
Accepted: 2021-02-01
Published Online: 2021-09-15
Published in Print: 2021-09-27

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