Advances in Ceramic Armor III: Ceramic Engineering and by L. Franks

By L. Franks

Papers from the yank Ceramic Society's thirty first foreign convention on complicated Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona seashore, Florida, January 21-26, 2007. issues contain obvious ceramics for effect resistance, safety opposed to mine blast and fragments, demanding situations dealing with ceramic armor brands, novel fabric ideas and improvement of legitimate armor layout and characterization instruments to foretell functionality for air and floor cars in addition to the person soldier.

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The ohsened straight crack path during dynamic loading has been attributed to the typical transgranular fracture. The rapid input of energ) and the material inertia at high strain rate loading inhibit local crack deflection and sometimes results in multiple cracks to emanate from the indentation corners. More in depth studies are under progress to rationalize the observed behavior in the crack patterns. Fig. 10. Micrograph o f indentation induced crack patterns in boron carbide under (a) static and (b: dynamic indentations.

1-42 (2005). C. F. Cline and M. L. Wilkins, "The importance ofmaterial properties in ceramic armor". Proceedings ofrhe Ceramic Armour Technolop Symposium, USA, pp. 13-18; January ( 1969). J. J. Roberson, "On the critical thickness of ceramic to shatter WC-Co bullet cores". rtic,s,Vancouver. Canada, 14-18 November 2005. Advances in Ceramic Armor 111 . 27 Advances in Ceramic Armor III Edited by Lisa Prokurat Franks Copyright 02008 The American Ceramic Society STATIC AND DYNAMIC INDENTATIOK RESPONSE OF FINE GRAINED BORON CARBIDE Ghatu Subhash,"' Dipankar Gliosh' and Spandan Maiti' 'Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of Florida.

Maiti, P. H. Geubelle, “A cohesive model for fatigue failure of polymers,“ Engij7eering Frucrure Mechanics 72 691-708 (2005). Advances in Ceramic Armor I l l 43 Static and Dynamic Indentation Response of Fine Grained Boron Carbide I0 T. S. Srivatsan. R. Woods, M. Petraroli and T. S. , 122 [ I ] 54-60 (2002). ’OS. Nemat-Nasser. “Recovery Hopkinson Bar Techniques,” ASM Hund Book, 8, 4 7 7 4 8 7 (2000). ”D. K. Shetty, I. G. Wright, P. N. Mincer and A. H. Clauer, “Indentation Fracture of WC-Co Cerniets,“J.

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