Deviatoric response of an armour-grade aluminium alloy

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  • Authors:
  • G. J. Appleby-Thomas
  • P. J. Hazell
  • J. Millett
  • N. K. Bourne

Abstract

Aluminium alloys such as 5083 H32 are established light-weight armour materials. As such, the shock response of these materials is of great importance. The shear strength of a material under shock loading provides an insight into its ballistic performance. In this investigation embedded manganin stress gauges have been employed to measure both the longitudinal and lateral components of stress during plate-impact experiments over a range of impact stresses. In turn, these results were used to determine the shear strength and to investigate the time dependence of lateral stress behind the shock front to give an indication of material response. © 2009 American Institute of Physics.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAIP Conference Proceedings|AIP Conf. Proc.
Pages533-536
Number of pages3
Volume1195
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference of the American Physical Society Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, 2009 APS SCCM - Nashville, TN
Event duration: 1 Jul 2009 → …

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings

Other

OtherConference of the American Physical Society Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, 2009 APS SCCM
CityNashville, TN
Period1/07/09 → …