MEASUREMENTS OF DYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS. VOLUME I. SUMMARY OF RESULTS.
GENERAL MOTORS TECHNICAL CENTER WARREN MICH MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES LAB
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The PREDIX materials research program is described with particular reference to obtaining experimental data on dynamic behavior of metals. These data are intended for use in theoretical modeling of material behavior and development of computer codes for predicting material response. A qualitative analysis is given of results obtain in the general areas of stress-strain-strain rate behavior, equation of state, compressive and release wave characteristics, fracture, and thermally degraded properties. Also, the use of experimental data in evaluating models and calculations is discussed. Details of the tests conducted on aluminum, titanium, copper and tantalum, as well as a review of experimental techniques, are given in subsequent volumes in this series. Author
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