Accession Number : AD0782813

Title :   Center for High Energy Forming.

Descriptive Note : Semi-annual rept. 1 Jul-31 Dec 73,


Personal Author(s) : Carpenter,Steve H.

Report Date : JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : This report summarizes work on the following: A metallurgical investigation of explosion welded copper-nickel composites; Determination of optimum explosion welding parameters; Analysis and design of an explosion cladding facility; The mechanics of energy transfer from underwater explosions; The free forming of infinite plates under arbitrary charge distributions; Explosive thermomechanical processing; Explosive compaction of nickel-based superalloys; and, An analysis of the engineering economics of the explosive forming manufacturing pool facilities. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Alloys, *High energy rate forming, *Explosive forming, Cladding, Explosive welding, Pressure welding, Underwater explosions, Copper alloys, Nickel alloys, Deformation, Superalloys, Thermomechanics, Strain(Mechanics), Energy transfer

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE