A new constitutive model for large deformation of aluminum honeycomb has been developed. This model has 6 yield surfaces that are coupled to account for the orthotropic behavior of the cellular honeycomb being crushed on-axis and off-axis. Model parameters have been identified to fit uniaxial and biaxial crush test data for high density (38 lb/ft3) aluminum honeycomb. The honeycomb crush model has been implemented in the transient dynamic Presto finite element code for impact simulations. Simulations of calibration and validation experiments will be shown with model predictions compared with test data. Also, the honeycomb model's predictions will be compared with the older Orthotropic Rate Model predictions.

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