A note on the behind armour effects from perforated alumina/aluminium targets

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dc.contributor.author Hazell, P. J. -
dc.contributor.author Fellows, N. A. -
dc.contributor.author Hetherington, John G. -
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-14T23:23:26Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-14T23:23:26Z
dc.date.issued 1998-12-31T00:00:00Z -
dc.identifier.issn 0734-743X -
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0734-743X(98)00014-1 -
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/5499
dc.description.abstract A thin, ceramic-faced armour, separated from a thick metal block, has been subjected to high-velocity impact by a 6.35 mm diameter steel sphere. Experimental work was carried out which compared firings into ceramic-faced aluminium armour, separated from thick aluminium witness blocks, with firings into the thick aluminium blocks alone. The depth of penetration and the area of damage were measured and an estimated percentage weight saving due to the inclusion of the ceramic-faced armour was calculated at varying velocity. This note yields useful information for the design and application of ceramic applique systems. en_UK
dc.language.iso en_UK en_UK
dc.publisher Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam. en_UK
dc.subject impact en_UK
dc.subject ceramic-faced armour en_UK
dc.subject behind armour debris en_UK
dc.subject hypervelocity en_UK
dc.title A note on the behind armour effects from perforated alumina/aluminium targets en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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