A Study on Impact Collapse Modes of Composite Structural Members using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics for Car Body Lightweight

차체 경량화를 위한 CFRP 복합구조부재의 충격압궤모드에 관한 연구

  • Hwang, W.C. (Department of Mechanical Design Engineering, Chosun University) ;
  • Choi, Y.M. (Department of Advanced Parts & Materials Engineering, Graduate School, Chosun University) ;
  • Im, K.H. (Department of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering, Woosuk University) ;
  • Cha, C.S. (Department of Fire Protections and Safety Engineering, Dongkang College) ;
  • Yang, Y.J. (Department of Fire Protections and Safety Engineering, Dongkang College) ;
  • Yang, I.Y. (Department of Mechanical System Engineering, Chosun University)
  • 황우채 (조선대학교 기계설계공학과) ;
  • 최영민 (조선대학교 대학원 첨단부품소재공학과) ;
  • 임광희 (우석대학교 기계자동차공학과) ;
  • 차천석 (동강대학교 소방안전관리과) ;
  • 양용준 (동강대학교 소방안전관리과) ;
  • 양인영 (조선대학교 기계시스템공학과)
  • Received : 2014.04.24
  • Accepted : 2014.09.16
  • Published : 2014.10.31


This study aimed to develop members with the optimum impact characteristics to ensure a protected space for passengers in the case of automobile collisions. Accordingly, these members were fabricated to provide sufficient rigidity and safety to the passenger room structure and to absorb large amounts of energy during collision. In particular, CFRP members were fabricated with different section shapes such as square and single- and double-hat shapes. Next, their impact collapse characteristics and collapse modes were quantitatively analyzed according to the changes in section shapes and stacking angles. This analysis was performed to obtain design data that can be applied in the development of optimum lightweight members for automobiles.


Supported by : 조선대학교


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