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By L. Franks

ISBN-10: 047019636X

ISBN-13: 9780470196366

Papers from the yank Ceramic Society's thirty first foreign convention on complicated Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona seashore, Florida, January 21-26, 2007. themes contain obvious ceramics for effect resistance, safeguard opposed to mine blast and fragments, demanding situations dealing with ceramic armor brands, novel fabric techniques and improvement of legitimate armor layout and characterization instruments to foretell functionality for air and flooring cars in addition to the person soldier.

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In the current study. we have sintered boron carbide without use of any sintering additives to produce theoretically dense and fine-grained compacts with various grain sizes. '2. " were investigated in the literature. To evaluate its effectiveness under dynamic loads, high strain rate experiments using split Hopkinson pressure bar, plate impact and projectile impact experiments were conducted. '^"^ Therefore, in the current investigation dynamic indentation experimentsI6 were conducted to evaluate the mechanical behavior of boron carbide under high strain rate conditions.

12: (a) Superimposed elements and the separated elements. Areas enclosed bq the dotted lines do not contain any material. Enipt\. circles indicate the virtual nodes. (b) generalized cohesive element bet\veen two superimposed volumetric elements. Generalized cohesive elements are introduced whenever principal stress in an element exceeds the failure strength of the material. These elenients follo\v the same failure law as dread) mentioned in the section on CVFE model enabling them to represent mixed mode fracture (see Fig.

A major shortcoming of many studies is their limitation to commercial grades of ceramic armor where the investigation of one influencing parameter (composition hardness ) is obscured by variations of other properties (grain size density, Young's modulus). However. there are also examples of investigations with laboratory-designed samples that did enable full control of all parameters but revealed, nevertheless, surprising results such as a higher ballistic strength of the armor with the lower hardness, lower Young's modulus, or lower compressive strength.

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