Development of Biomorphic SiSiC- and C/SiSiC-Materials for Lightweight Armor

  1. Jeffrey J. Swab,
  2. Sanjay Mathur and
  3. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. Bernhard Heidenreich1,
  2. Matteo Crippa1,
  3. Heinz Voggenreiter1,
  4. Heiner Gedon2,
  5. Marco Nordmann2 and
  6. Elmar Straßburger3

Published Online: 19 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944004.ch18

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

Heidenreich, B., Crippa, M., Voggenreiter, H., Gedon, H., Nordmann, M. and Straßburger, E. (2010) Development of Biomorphic SiSiC- and C/SiSiC-Materials for Lightweight Armor, 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.ch18

Author Information

  1. 1

    DLR – German Aerospace Center, Institute of Structures and Design, Pfaffenwaldring 38-40, D-70569 Stuttgart

  2. 2

    WIWEB-Wehrwissenschaftliches Institut, für Werk- und Betriebsstoffe, Institutsweg 1, D-85435 Erding

  3. 3

    Fraunhofer Gesellschaft e.V., EMI – Ernst Mach Institute, Am Christianswuhr 2, D-79400 Kandern

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:

  • monolithic ceramic tiles;
  • wood powder;
  • liquid silicon infiltration process;
  • armour piercing ammunition;
  • damage tolerance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Manufacturing

  • Sample Preparation

  • Test Procedure

  • Results

  • Summary