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Penetration depth time history measurement method

Liu, C. and Ahrens, T. J. (2000) Penetration depth time history measurement method. In: Shock compression of condensed matter--1999 : proceedings of the Conference of the American Physical Society Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter held at Snowbird, Utah, June 27-July 2, 1999. American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings. No.505. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 1039-1042. ISBN 1-56396-923-8.

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A new method for measuring the depth time history of rigid body penetration into brittle materials under a deceleration of ~10^5 g. The method includes: sabot-projectile, sabot-projectile separation and penetration depth detection systems. Relatively small intrinsic time error (3%) and depth error (0.3–0.7 mm) results. Penetration depth time history in a series of 4140 steel projectile penetrations into a mortar are measured at velocities of 100 to 500 m/sec with sufficient accuracy such that differentiation with respect to time yields stopping force, via Newton's second law.

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Additional Information:©2 000 American Institute of Physics. This work was supported by NASA and AFOSR. Contribution number 8662, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology.
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Subject Keywords:impact (mechanical); spatial variables measurement; error analysis; measurement errors; velocity
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