Foams for Blast Mitigation

A. Britan, H. Shapiro, G. Ben-Dor

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFoam Engineering
Subtitle of host publicationFundamentals and Applications
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)9780470660805
StatePublished - 8 Jan 2012


  • Blast wave mitigation in foams, two interrelated features
  • Blast-generated shock, and fireball to avoid electrical perturbations
  • Foam impedance and barrier thickness
  • Foam shattering
  • Foam, with unstable bubble structure
  • Foams for blast mitigation
  • Free field tests
  • High heat capacity of liquid phase and strong compressibility gas phase
  • SE program and dynamic effects, a challenge
  • Simulations and blast wave mitigation in foam, and physical patterns

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemical Engineering

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