1. A Review of Computational Ceramic Armor Modeling

  1. Lisa Prokurat,
  2. Andrew Wereszczak and
  3. Edgar Lara-Curzio
  1. Charles E. Anderson Jr

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291368.ch1

Advances in Ceramic Armor II: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 27, Issue 7

Advances in Ceramic Armor II: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 27, Issue 7

How to Cite

Anderson, C. E. (2006) A Review of Computational Ceramic Armor Modeling, in Advances in Ceramic Armor II: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 27, Issue 7 (eds L. Prokurat, A. Wereszczak and E. Lara-Curzio), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291368.ch1

Author Information

  1. Southwest Research Institute P.O. Drawer 28510 San Antonio, TX 78228-0510

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080573

Online ISBN: 9780470291368

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Keywords:

  • ceramic armor;
  • ceramic modeling;
  • lightweight system;
  • photographs;
  • physical characteristics

Summary

Computational ceramic armor models are reviewed, with an emphasis on a historical perspective. Some discussion concerning the current state of the art is provided, including a summary of issues concerning the strength of in-situ comminuted ceramic.