Al/Al2O3 MMCs and Macrocomposites for Armor Applications

  1. Jerry C. LaSalvia,
  2. Soshu Kirihara and
  3. Sujanto Widjaja
  1. P. Karandikar1,
  2. E. Klier2,
  3. M. Watkins1,
  4. Brandon McWilliams2 and
  5. M. Aghajanian1

Published Online: 22 NOV 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118807576.ch7

Advances in Ceramic Armor IX

Advances in Ceramic Armor IX

How to Cite

Karandikar, P., Klier, E., Watkins, M., McWilliams, B. and Aghajanian, M. (2013) Al/Al2O3 MMCs and Macrocomposites for Armor Applications, 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.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    M Cubed Technologies, Inc., 1 Tralee Industrial park, Newark, DE 19711

  2. 2

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory, ATTN: RDRL-WMM-F, Bld. 4600, 1016, APG, Maryland 21005–5069

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:

  • metal matrix composites;
  • macrocomposites;
  • armor applications;
  • thermal conductivity;
  • ductility

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Procedure

  • Properties of Al/Al2O3 MMCs

  • Design of A Macrocomposite System

  • Numerical Modeling of an Example Macrocompote System

  • Design and Fabrication of Macrocomposite Specimens

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement