Accession Number:

AD1081734

Title:

Finite Element Analysis of Geometric Effects on Ballistic Clay Backing Material

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CCDC Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Report Date:

2019-09-30

Abstract:

Advances in X-ray imagery give clearer details into the mechanisms involved in the formation of indentation during experiments of armor packets with clay backing material. The clay backing material has traditionally been a rectangular block. Limits on the power of X-ray flashers used, however, do not allow for imagery through the clay. Therefore, targets are modified to a cylindrical shape with maximum diameter of 6 inches. This paper is a numerical investigation into the effects of target geometry on the formation of the indentation crater in the backing material for both drop testing and impact testing.

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Technical Report,01 Apr 2018,31 Dec 2018

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0043

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Approved For Public Release;

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1.92MB