Experimental Methods for Characterization and Evaluation of Transparent Armor Materials

  1. Jeffrey J. Swab,
  2. Sanjay Mathur and
  3. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. E. Strassburger1,
  2. M. Hunzinger1,
  3. J.W. McCauley2 and
  4. P. Patel2

Published Online: 19 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944004.ch16

ADVANCES IN CERAMICS ARMOR VI: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

ADVANCES IN CERAMICS ARMOR VI: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

How to Cite

Strassburger, E., Hunzinger, M., McCauley, J.W. and Patel, P. (2010) Experimental Methods for Characterization and Evaluation of Transparent Armor Materials, in ADVANCES IN CERAMICS ARMOR VI: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31 (eds J. J. Swab, S. Mathur and T. Ohji), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470944004.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fraunhofer Institut fur Kurzzeitdynamik (EMI), Am Christianswuhr 2, 79400 Kandern, Germany

  2. 2

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory, AMSRD-ARL-WM-MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470594704

Online ISBN: 9780470944004

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Keywords:

  • transparent armor materials;
  • visualization techniques;
  • edge-on impact;
  • projectile penetration;
  • damage propagation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Edge-On Impact

  • Flash X-Ray Cinematography

  • Laser-Lightsheet Technique

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments