Accession Number : ADA309582

Title :   An Equation of State For Shocked Polyurethane Foam,

Corporate Author : LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LAB ALBUQUERQUE NM

Personal Author(s) : Mader, Charles L. ; Carter, William J.

PDF Url : ADA309582

Report Date : 20 FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : The experimentally observed behavior of systems of high explosives, low density (0.5- and 0.3-g/cc) polyurethane foam, and metals can be numerically reproduced if the foam is assumed to decompose and the decomposition products are described by a BKW equation of state.

Descriptors :   *POLYURETHANE RESINS, *FOAM, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MAGNESIUM, SHOCK WAVES, SHOCK(MECHANICS), HIGH PRESSURE, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, IMPACT SHOCK, COPPER, ALUMINUM, LOW DENSITY, DECOMPOSITION, DETONATIONS, HIGH EXPLOSIVES, EQUATIONS OF STATE, EXPANDED PLASTICS.

Subject Categories : Plastics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE