Accession Number:

ADA614884

Title:

Dynamic Behavior and Optimization of Advanced Armor Ceramics: January-December 2012 Annual Report

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jan- 31 Dec 2012

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD WEAPONS AND MATERIALS RESEARCH DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2015-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

130.0

Abstract:

This Materials Center of Excellence program has been conducted as a seamless, synergistic collaboration among the following institutions Rutgers Malcolm G McLaren Center for Ceramic Research, Penn State Particulate Research Center, the Johns Hopkins Center for Advanced Metal and Ceramic Systems, and the US Army Research Laboratory s Weapons and Materials Research Directorate. The following tasks are reviewed Nanostructured Armor Ceramics Focus on Boron Carbide The Role of Microstructure in the Impact Resistance for Silicon Carbide Education and Outreach Defining Microstructural Tolerance Limits of Defects for Silicon Carbide Armor Ceramics and Nondestructive Ultrasound Characterization of High-Density, High-Hardness Ceramics.

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
  • Armor
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE