Engineering models of high speed penetration into geological shields

Gabi Ben-Dor, Anatoly Dubinsky, Tov Elperin

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The survey is dedicated to approximate empirical and analytical models which were suggested for describing high-speed penetration into geological shields. This review differs from the previously published reviews on this topic in the following respects: (i) includes a large number of models; (ii) describes models suggested during recent years; (iii) much attention is given to models which have been originally published in Russian and are not well known in the West. References list includes 81 items.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalCentral European Journal of Engineering
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • Geological shield
  • Impact
  • Model
  • Penetration
  • Protection
  • Soil

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • General Materials Science
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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