Ballistic Analysis of New Military Grade Magnesium Alloys for Armor Applications

  1. Wim H. Sillekens,
  2. Sean R. Agnew,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Suveen N. Mathaudhu
  1. Tyrone L. Jones1 and
  2. Katsuyoshi Kondoh2

Published Online: 26 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118062029.ch80

Magnesium Technology 2011

Magnesium Technology 2011

How to Cite

Jones, T. L. and Kondoh, K. (2011) Ballistic Analysis of New Military Grade Magnesium Alloys for Armor Applications, in Magnesium Technology 2011 (eds W. H. Sillekens, S. R. Agnew, N. R. Neelameggham and S. N. Mathaudhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118062029.ch80

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory; APG, MD 21005-5066, USA

  2. 2

    Joining and Welding Research Institute (JWRI), Osaka University; 11-1 Mihogaoka; Ibaragi, Osaka, 567-0047, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118029367

Online ISBN: 9781118062029

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Keywords:

  • Magnesium Alloys;
  • Ballistic Performance;
  • Armor;
  • Rapid Solidification Process;
  • Spinning Water Atomization Process (SWAP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Material Development

  • Experimental Evaluation of Raw materials

  • Powder Consolidation

  • Microstructural Analysis

  • Mechanical Test Results

  • Ballistic Evaluation

  • Conclusions