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Title: Material and construction influences on football impact behaviour
Author: Hanson, Henry
ISNI:       0000 0004 7661 3233
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2014
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Abstract:
The purpose of this work was to understand the influence of materials and construction on football performance. Two main areas identified as needing further work were post-impact rebound deviation and acoustic response. To further investigate these areas, football materials were tested in a lab with different loading scenarios and the resulting data was used in various characterisation methods to help define finite element models. The finite element models were used to efficiently explore a variety of material and construction variations. Acoustic data for a range of balls was collected in an anechoic chamber and advanced coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian simulations were developed to visualise the mode shapes of internal resonances.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Adidas AG
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.763419  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Football ; Soccer ; FEA ; Pressurised ; Acoustic ; Simulation ; Impact ; Anisotropy
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