Accession Number : AD0712847

Title :   MEASUREMENTS OF DYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS. VOLUME I. SUMMARY OF RESULTS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : GENERAL MOTORS TECHNICAL CENTER WARREN MICH MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES LAB

Personal Author(s) : Isbell,William M. ; Christman,Douglas R. ; Babcock,Stephen G. ; Michaels,Thomas E. ; Green,Sidney J.

Report Date : JUL 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : 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)

Descriptors :   (*METALS, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES), (*REENTRY VEHICLES, THERMAL STRESSES), ALUMINUM ALLOYS, COPPER, TANTALUM, TITANIUM, VIBRATION, DEFORMATION, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), LOADS(FORCES), ELASTIC PROPERTIES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, DAMAGE, RADIATION EFFECTS, X RAYS, SHOCK WAVES, EQUATIONS OF STATE

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE