NDT Characterization of Boron Carbide for Ballistic Applications

  1. Jeffrey J. Swab,
  2. Sanjay Mathur and
  3. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. Dimosthenis Liaptsis1,
  2. Ian Cooper1,
  3. Nick Ludford2,
  4. Alec Gunner2,
  5. Mike Williams3,
  6. David Willis3,
  7. Colin Roberson4,
  8. Lucian Falticeanu4 and
  9. Peter Brown5

Published Online: 19 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944004.ch3

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

Liaptsis, D., Cooper, I., Ludford, N., Gunner, A., Williams, M., Willis, D., Roberson, C., Falticeanu, L. and Brown, P. (2010) NDT Characterization of Boron Carbide for Ballistic Applications, 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.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    TWI NDT Validation Centre (Wales) Ltd, Port Talbot, Margam, SA13 2EZ, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    TWI Ltd, Granta Park, Abington, CB21 6AL, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    Kennametal Sintec, Newport, NP19 4SR, United Kingdom

  4. 4

    Advanced Defense Materials Ltd, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3XH, United Kingdom

  5. 5

    DSTL, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JQ, United Kingdom

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:

  • boron carbide;
  • ballistic applications;
  • ceramic tiles;
  • defect resolution;
  • ultrasonic characterization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Procedure and Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements