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Shock Waves in a Model Particulate Composite

Rauls, Michael and Ravichandran, Guruswami (2012) Shock Waves in a Model Particulate Composite. In: Dynamic Behavior of Materials. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Vol.1. Springer , New York, NY, pp. 295-296. ISBN 978-1-4614-4237-0.

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Propagation of shock waves in heterogeneous media is examined. A model particulate composite is proposed, consisting of silica glass spheres (100–200 μm diameter) embedded in a poly methyl methacrylate (PMMA) matrix. Various volume fractions and particle sizes will be examined to determine and optimum configuration for dissipation of energy as the shock passes through the sample thickness. Composite fabrication techniques are discussed and an experimental and modeling approach is proposed.

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Additional Information:© 2013 The Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. First Online: 13 September 2012. The support of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research through the University Center of Excellence: High-Rate Deformation Physics of Heterogeneous Materials at the California Institute of Technology is gratefully acknowledged.
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