Accession Number : AD0683055

Title :   ANALYTICAL STUDY OF DEBRIS CLOUDS FORMED BY HYPERVELOCITY IMPACTS ON THIN PLATES.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : SHOCK HYDRODYNAMICS INC SHERMAN OAKS CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Rosenblatt,Martin ; Kreyenhagen,Kenneth N. ; Romine,W. Dennis

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 161

Abstract : An analytical study of hypervelocity impact of spheres upon thin targets is described. The study was based upon numerical solutions, utilizing the STEEP code, of six impact cases. (STEEP is a two-dimensional Eulerian technique, based upon a hydrodynamic-elastic-plastic model.) (Author)

Descriptors :   (*METAL PLATES, HYPERVELOCITY PROJECTILES), (*HYPERVELOCITY PROJECTILES, *TERMINAL BALLISTICS), IMPACT SHOCK, EQUATIONS OF STATE, SHEAR STRESSES, PARTICLE TRAJECTORIES, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, PLASTIC PROPERTIES, KINETIC ENERGY, MASS ENERGY RELATION, MOMENTUM, INTERACTIONS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE