Modeling and Simulation of Auxetic Materials for Balistic Protection

  • Florin-Bogdan MARIN “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania
  • Alexandru Andrei DOGARU “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania
  • Mihaela MARIN “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania
Keywords: modeling, simulation, auxetic materials, balistic protection


A type of structural metamaterials known as auxetics has a negative Poisson's ratio. Auxetic structurals have been found to possess a number of better qualities when compared to traditional ones, including: greater energy absorption, stronger indentation resistance, and enhanced mechanical properties. As a result, auxetic structures are becoming more known as a high-performance, lightweight defensive construction that can survive collisions and blasts.

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How to Cite
MARIN F-B, DOGARU AA, MARIN M. Modeling and Simulation of Auxetic Materials for Balistic Protection. The Annals of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle IX, Metallurgy and Materials Science [Internet]. 15Dec.2023 [cited 25May2024];46(4):93-6. Available from:

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