• Experimental study of impact loading on negative stiffness structures 

    Bostwick, Kenneth Stanley; 0000-0001-6032-702X (2015-05)
    This work outlines the design of a drop testing apparatus and the use of the apparatus to perform impact tests on negative stiffness honeycomb structures. Negative stiffness beams are non-linear spring elements that can ...
  • High performance façades for commercial buildings 

    Bader, Stefan (2010-05)
    Due to the fact that construction, maintenance and operation of buildings consume almost 50% of the energy today, architects play a major role in the reduction of energy consumption. The building’s envelope (façades and ...
  • On the crushing of honeycomb under axial compression 

    Wilbert, Adrien (2010-12)
    This thesis presents a comprehensive study of the compressive response of hexagonal honeycomb panels from the initial elastic regime to a fully crushed state. Expanded aluminum alloy honeycomb panels with a cell size of ...