Composite Solutions for Ballistics Book

Composite Solutions for Ballistics


  • Author : Yasir Nawab
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128219843

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Composite Solutions for Ballistics Excerpt :

Academic researchers who are working on the development of composite materials for ballistic protection need a deeper understanding on the theory of material behavior during ballistic impact. Those working in industry also need to select proper composite constituents, to achieve their desired characteristics to make functional products. Composite Solutions for Ballistics covers the different aspects of ballistic protection, its different levels and the materials and structures used for this purpose. The emphasis in the book is on the application and use of composite materials for ballistic protection. The chapters provide detailed information on the various types of impact events and the complexity of materials to respond to those events. The characteristics of ballistic composites and modelling and simulation results will enable the reader to better understand impact mechanisms according to the theory of dynamic material behavior. A complete description of testing conditions is also given that includes sensors and high-speed devices to monitor ballistic events. The book includes detailed approaches and schemes that can be implemented in academic research into solutions for ballistic protection in both theoretical and experimental fields, to find solutions for existing and next generation threats. The book will be an essential reference resource for materials scientists and engineers, and academic and industrial researchers working in composite materials and textiles for ballistic protection, as well as postgraduate students on materials science, textiles and mechanical engineering courses. Discusses the fundamentals of impact response mechanisms and related solutions covering advantages and disadvantages for both existing and next generation applications Includes various methods for evaluation of ballistic constituents according to economic and environmental criteria, types of green ballistics are considered to enhance sustainable production of applications as well

Composite Solutions for Ballistics Book

Composite Solutions for Ballistics


  • Author : Yasir Nawab
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128219904

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Composite Solutions for Ballistics Excerpt :

Academic researchers who are working on the development of composite materials for ballistic protection need a deeper understanding on the theory of material behavior during ballistic impact. Those working in industry also need to select proper composite constituents, to achieve their desired characteristics to make functional products. Composite Solutions for Ballistics covers the different aspects of ballistic protection, its different levels and the materials and structures used for this purpose. The emphasis in the book is on the application and use of composite materials for ballistic protection. The chapters provide detailed information on the various types of impact events and the complexity of materials to respond to those events. The characteristics of ballistic composites and modelling and simulation results will enable the reader to better understand impact mechanisms according to the theory of dynamic material behavior. A complete description of testing conditions is also given that includes sensors and high-speed devices to monitor ballistic events. The book includes detailed approaches and schemes that can be implemented in academic research into solutions for ballistic protection in both theoretical and experimental fields, to find solutions for existing and next generation threats. The book will be an essential reference resource for materials scientists and engineers, and academic and industrial researchers working in composite materials and textiles for ballistic protection, as well as postgraduate students on materials science, textiles and mechanical engineering courses. Discusses the fundamentals of impact response mechanisms and related solutions covering advantages and disadvantages for both existing and next generation applications Includes various methods for evaluation of ballistic constituents according to economic and environmental criteria, types of green ballistics are considered to enhance sustainable production of applications as well

Lightweight Ballistic Composites Book

Lightweight Ballistic Composites


  • Author : Ashok Bhatnagar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-06-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845691554

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Lightweight Ballistic Composites Excerpt :

Ballistic composites need to be lightweight and durable as well as exhibiting high impact resistance and damage tolerance. This important book reviews these requirements, how the materials used for ballistic composites meet them and their range of applications. After an introductory chapter, Lightweight ballistic composites is split into two main sections. The first part of the book explores material requirements and testing. There are chapters on bullets and bullet fragments, material responses to ballistic impact, standards and specifications, modelling and test methods. Part Two reviews the range of materials used, production methods and applications. Topics discussed include high-performance ballistic fibres and ceramics, non-woven ballistic and prepreg composites, and their uses in body armour, vehicle and aircraft protection. This major book is the first of its kind to give a comprehensive review of the current use of lightweight ballistic composites in both military and law-enforcement applications. It is an invaluable reference for all those involved in personnel and vehicle protection in defence and police forces around the world. Reviews the current use of lightweight ballistic composites in both military and law-enforcement application An authoritative overview of the range of materials used, production methods and applications Explores material requirements and testing

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection Book

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection


  • Author : Xiaogang Chen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 548
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782424840

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Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection Excerpt :

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection provides the latest information on ballistic protection, a topic that remains an important issue in modern times due to ever increasing threats coming from regional conflicts, terrorism, and anti-social behavior. The basic requirements for ballistic protection equipment are first and foremost, the prevention of a projectile from perforating, the reduction of blunt trauma to the human body caused by ballistic impact, the necessity that they are thermal and provide moisture comfort, and that they are lightweight and flexible to guarantee wearer’s mobility. The main aim of this book is to present some of the most recent developments in the design and engineering of woven fabrics and their use as layering materials to form composite structures for ballistic personal protection. Chapter topics include High Performance Ballistic Fibres, Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), Ballistic Damage of Hybrid Composite Materials, Analysis of Ballistic Fabrics and Layered Composite Materials, and Multi-Scale Modeling of Polymeric Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection. Contributions from leading experts in the field Cutting edge developments on the engineering of ballistic materials Comprehensive analysis of the development and uses of advanced fibrous composite materials

Congressional Record Book

Congressional Record


  • Author : United States. Congress
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105216541214

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Congressional Record Excerpt :

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Lightweight Ballistic Composites Book

Lightweight Ballistic Composites


  • Author : Ashok Bhatnagar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 482
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081004258

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Lightweight Ballistic Composites Excerpt :

Lightweight Ballistic Composites: Military and Law-Enforcement Applications, Second Edition, is a fully revised and updated version of this informative book that explores the many changes in composite materials technology that have occurred since the book's first release in 2008, especially the type of commercial products used by armed forces around the world. Some changes can be attributed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, whereas others are due to massive investment by private companies to neutralize the ever-increasing global threats and fulfill the military's appetite for lighter materials. Soldiers are now better protected against new ballistic threats and the overall weight of body protection has been reduced, while comfort has increased. New military vehicles are no longer purely armored with steel, and are instead lined with lightweight ballistic materials that increase the distance military vehicles can travel without refueling and also improve maneuverability. The book considers all aspects of lightweight ballistic composites from fiber manufacturing to commercial products and testing. Chapters also cover the many uses of lightweight ballistic composites in the military and law-enforcement industries. It will be an invaluable reference for ballistic composite design engineers, product development engineers, and all those involved in promoting new products for both defense and the law-enforcement industry. Gives comprehensive coverage on all aspects of lightweight ballistic composites, from fiber manufacturing, to commercial products and testing Discusses the wider applications of lightweight ballistic composites in military and law-enforcement industries Edited by a highly respected industry expert with over thirty years’ experience developing lightweight composite ballistic materials and products

Ballistic Materials and Penetration Mechanics Book

Ballistic Materials and Penetration Mechanics


  • Author : Roy Laible
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444601643

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Ballistic Materials and Penetration Mechanics Excerpt :

Ballistic Materials and Penetration Mechanics deals with ballistically protective materials and penetration mechanics. The book discusses historical and practical considerations of ballistic protection, including metallic armor, as well as ballistic testing methodology, the ability of a protective material to stop or slow down a particular projectile, and the theoretical aspects of penetration mechanics. It also highlights the importance of stress wave analysis in the penetration and spalling phenomena. Organized into 12 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the history of the armor and the modern helmet. It proceeds with a discussion of variations in ballistic test methods, errors in test methods, and the importance of the hardness and geometry of both the target and the projectile. The next chapters focus on the importance of fibrous armor, materials that are visually transparent and resistant to penetration by high-energy projectiles and fragments, and transparent armor and ceramic composite armor. The reader is also introduced to materials used in the design of metallic armor, the role of stress waves in the penetration problem, and the use of computer simulation to analyze ballistic impact experiments. The book looks at numerical techniques for modeling hypervelocity impact and concludes with a chapter on the penetration mechanics of textile structures. This book is a valuable resource for scientists working at government, industrial, and university laboratories, as well as law enforcement officers and others who want information on materials that provide the best protection against damage from impacts, explosions, and bullets.

Dynamic Deformation  Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures Book
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Dynamic Deformation Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures


  • Author : Vadim V. Silberschmidt
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 616
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081000830

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Dynamic Deformation Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures Excerpt :

Composite materials, with their higher exposure to dynamic loads, have increasingly been used in aerospace, naval, automotive, sports and other sectors over the last few decades. Dynamic Deformation, Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures reviews various aspects of dynamic deformation, damage and fracture, mostly in composite laminates and sandwich structures, in a broad range of application fields including aerospace, automotive, defense and sports engineering. As the mechanical behavior and performance of composites varies under different dynamic loading regimes and velocities, the book is divided into sections that examine the different loading regimes and velocities. Part one examine low-velocity loading and part two looks at high-velocity loading. Part three then assesses shock and blast (i.e. contactless) events and the final part focuses on impact (contact) events. As sports applications of composites are linked to a specific subset of dynamic loading regimes, these applications are reviewed in the final part. Examines dynamic deformation and fracture of composite materials Covers experimental, analytical and numerical aspects Addresses important application areas such as aerospace, automotive, wind energy and defence, with a special section on sport applications

Dynamic Failure of Composite and Sandwich Structures Book

Dynamic Failure of Composite and Sandwich Structures


  • Author : Serge Abrate
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-11-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 643
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400753297

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Dynamic Failure of Composite and Sandwich Structures Excerpt :

This book presents a broad view of the current state of the art regarding the dynamic response of composite and sandwich structures subjected to impacts and explosions. Each chapter combines a thorough assessment of the literature with original contributions made by the authors. The first section deals with fluid-structure interactions in marine structures. The first chapter focuses on hull slamming and particularly cases in which the deformation of the structure affects the motion of the fluid during the water entry of flexible hulls. Chapter 2 presents an extensive series of tests underwater and in the air to determine the effects of explosions on composite and sandwich structures. Full-scale structures were subjected to significant explosive charges, and such results are extremely rare in the open literature. Chapter 3 describes a simple geometrical theory of diffraction for describing the interaction of an underwater blast wave with submerged structures. The second section addresses the problem of impact on laminated composite structures with chapters devoted to ballistic impacts on pre-stressed composite structures, tests developed to simulate dynamic failure in marine structures, damage mechanisms and energy absorption in low velocity impacts, perforation, the numerical simulation of intra and inter-ply damage during impact, and hail impact on laminated composites. Sandwich structures with laminated facings are considered in Section 3 with chapters dealing with the discrete modeling of honeycomb core during the indentation of sandwich structures, the behavior of fold core sandwich structures during impact, and impact on helicopter blades. The fourth section consists of two chapters presenting experimental results and numerical simulation of composite structures subjected to crash. This volume is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and engineers interested and involved in analysis and design of composite structures.

Modelling of Damage Processes in Biocomposites  Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites Book

Modelling of Damage Processes in Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites


  • Author : Mohammad Jawaid
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081022979

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Modelling of Damage Processes in Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites Excerpt :

Modelling of Damage Processes in Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites focuses on the advanced characterization techniques used for the analysis of composite materials developed from natural fiber/biomass, synthetic fibers and a combination of these materials used as fillers and reinforcements to enhance materials performance and utilization in automotive, aerospace, construction and building components. It will act as a detailed reference resource to encourage future research in natural fiber and hybrid composite materials, an area much in demand due to the need for more sustainable, recyclable, and eco-friendly composites in a broad range of applications. Written by leading experts in the field, and covering composite materials developed from different natural fibers and their hybridization with synthetic fibers, the book's chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research on the characterization, analysis and modelling of composite materials. Contains contributions from leading experts in the field Discusses recent progress on failure analysis, SHM, durability, life prediction and the modelling of damage in natural fiber-based composite materials Covers experimental, analytical and numerical analysis Provides detailed and comprehensive information on mechanical properties, testing methods and modelling techniques

Smart Textiles for Protection Book

Smart Textiles for Protection


  • Author : R Chapman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857097620

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Smart Textiles for Protection Excerpt :

Smart textiles are materials and structures that sense and react to environmental conditions or stimuli, and their integration into protective clothing has led to the development of products with greatly enhanced protective capabilities in hazardous situations. Smart textiles for protection provides a comprehensive analysis of smart materials used in producing protective textiles, and explores a wide range of end-use protective applications. Part one reviews smart materials and technologies. Beginning with an overview of smart textiles for protection, this section goes on to discuss types of materials, surface treatments and the use of nanofibres and smart barrier membranes. The application of sensors, actuators and computer systems in smart protective textiles is explored, followed by a review of biomimetic approaches to design. Part two investigates specific applications of smart textiles for protection. Smart technology for personal protective equipment and clothing, smart protective textiles for older people and smart high-performance textiles for protection in construction and geotechnical applications are all discussed in depth, as is the use of smart textiles in the protection of armoured vehicles and in protective clothing for fire fighters and first responders. The final chapter describes recent advances in chemical and biological protective clothing. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Smart textiles for protection is an essential guide for all those involved in the design, development and application of protective smart textiles. Provides a comprehensive analysis of smart materials used in producing protective textiles, and explores a wide range of end-use protective applications Discusses types of materials, surface treatments and the use of nanofibres and smart barrier membranes as well as the application of sensors, actuators and computer systems in smart protective textiles Investigates specific applications of

Textiles for Advanced Applications Book

Textiles for Advanced Applications


  • Author : Bipin Kumar
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-09-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535135005

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Textiles for Advanced Applications Excerpt :

This book presents a global view of the development and applications of technical textiles with the description of materials, structures, properties, characterizations, functions and relevant production technologies, case studies, challenges, and opportunities. Technical textile is a transformative research area, dealing with the creation and studies of new generations of textiles that hoist many new scientific and technological challenges that have never been encountered before. The book emphasizes more on the principles of textile science and technology to provide solutions to several engineering problems. All chapter topics are exclusive and selectively chosen and designed, and they are extensively explored by different authors having specific knowledge in each area.

BALLISTICS 2014 Book

BALLISTICS 2014


  • Author : Richard G. Ames
  • Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
  • Release Date : 2014-10-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1789
  • ISBN 10 : 9781605951492

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BALLISTICS 2014 Excerpt :

Original research from around the world on weapons-grade projectiles, warheads, missiles, guns and their effects on target materialsNew information on shaped charges, fire, control strategies, simulation, blast resistance, non-lethal systems and more190 original presentations in two printed volumes, plus searchable CD The first part of this 2-volume set, part of an ongoing series, presents previously unpublished research on the design and modeling of ballistic devices ranging from shells to missiles, including explosives, propellants and internal components. The second part investigates the effects of ballistic penetrants on a variety of targets, including human models, as well as hard targets and diverse armors made from engineered fibers, ceramics, metal alloys and concrete. Data is included on the modeling and testing of novel devices, explosives and shielding strategies. Papers in this text were presented at a symposium organized by the National Defense Industrial Association with the International Ballistics Society. The CD-ROM displays figures and illustrations in articles in full color along with a title screen and main menu screen. Each user can link to all papers from the Table of Contents and Author Index and also link to papers and front matter by using the global bookmarks which allow navigation of the entire CD-ROM from every article. Search features on the CD-ROM can be by full text including all key words, article title, author name, and session title. The CD-ROM has Autorun feature for Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 or higher products along with the program for Adobe Acrobat Reader with Search 11.0. One year of technical support is included with your purchase of this product.