18. Ballistic Damage Assessment of a Thin Compound Curved B4C Ceramic Plate Using XCT

  1. Lisa Prokurat Franks
  1. J.M. Wells1 and
  2. N.L. Rupert2

Published Online: 1 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470456286.ch18

Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6

Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6

How to Cite

Wells, J.M. and Rupert, N.L. (2008) Ballistic Damage Assessment of a Thin Compound Curved B4C Ceramic Plate Using XCT, in Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6 (ed L. P. Franks), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470456286.ch18

Author Information

  1. 1

    JMW Associates, 102 Pine Hill Blvd, Mashpee, MA 02649: 774-836-0904

  2. 2

    KLNG Enterprises, Inc., 122 Bradish Road, Kittanning, PA 16201-4306

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings

Book Series Editors:

  1. Tatsuki Ohji and
  2. Andrew Wereszczak

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470344972

Online ISBN: 9780470456286

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Keywords:

  • ballistic damage assessment;
  • boron carbide;
  • X-ray computed tomography;
  • composite backing plate;
  • torso plate assembly

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Target Description

  • XCT Damage Diagnostic Approach

  • Results

  • Summary

  • References