Effect of Prestressing on the Ballistic Performance of Alumina Ceramics: Experiments and Modeling

  1. Jerry C. LaSalvia,
  2. Soshu Kirihara and
  3. Sujanto Widjaja
  1. Aaron H. Gassman,
  2. Vitaly Paris,
  3. Lev Levin,
  4. Zvi Asaf,
  5. Avi Ya'akobovich,
  6. Eylam Ran and
  7. Felix Aizik

Published Online: 22 NOV 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118807576.ch4

Advances in Ceramic Armor IX

Advances in Ceramic Armor IX

How to Cite

Gassman, A. H., Paris, V., Levin, L., Asaf, Z., Ya'akobovich, A., Ran, E. and Aizik, F. (2013) Effect of Prestressing on the Ballistic Performance of Alumina Ceramics: Experiments and Modeling, in Advances in Ceramic Armor IX (eds J. C. LaSalvia, S. Kirihara and S. Widjaja), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118807576.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2013
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118807491

Online ISBN: 9781118807576

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Keywords:

  • prestressing effect;
  • alumina tiles;
  • ballistic impact;
  • armor piercing;
  • compressive stress

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Experimental Results

  • Numerical Modeling

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments