Optimization of ballistic properties of layered ceramic armor with a ductile back plate

G. Ben-Dor, A. Dubinsky, Tov Elperin

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Abstract

On the basis of generalization of the Florence model to several ceramic layers, it is proved that arranging the ceramic plates in order of increasing material density implies the maximum the ballistic limit velocity of the armor in comparison with other arrangements.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-22
Number of pages5
JournalMechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Ceramics
  • impact
  • multicomponent armor
  • optimization
  • penetration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • General Mathematics
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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