Advances in Ceramic Armor X (Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Volume 35,)

Advances in Ceramic Armor X (Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Volume 35,)

By: Michael Halbig (author), Andrew L. Gyekenyesi (author), American Ceramics Society (author), Jerry C. LaSalvia (editor)Hardback

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A collection of 14 papers from the Armor Ceramics symposium held during The American Ceramic Society's 38th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 26-31, 2014.


Preface vii Introduction ix Testing Method for Ceramic Armor and Bare Ceramic Tiles 1 Erik Carton and Geert Roebroeks Effects of Novel Geometric Designs on the Ballistic Performance of Ceramics 13 P. Karandikar, B. Givens, A. Liszkiewicz, S. Wong, and M. Aghajanian Surface Modification of Ballistic Ceramic and Composite Materials by use of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma 23 Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez, Victor Rodriguez-Santiago, and Andres A. Bujanda Evaluating the Rock Strike Resistance of Transparent Armor Materials 37 Brandon S. Aldinger Ballistic Damage of Alumina Ceramics Learning from Fragments 49 Houzheng Wu, Santonu Ghosh, Claire E.J. Dancer, and Richard I. Todd Characterization of Silicon Carbide Microstructure using Nondestructive Ultrasound Techniques 63 V. DeLucca and R. A. Haber Dynamic Electromechanical Response of 4H and 6H Single Crystal Silicon Carbide 75 Leslie Lamberson On Microstructure and Electronic Properties of Boron Carbide 87 Helmut Werheit Assessing the Carbon Concentration in Boron Carbide: A Combined X-Ray Diffraction and Chemical Analysis 103 Kanak Kuwelkar, Vladislav Domnich, and Richard Haber The Effect of SiO2 and B2O3 Additives on the Microstructure and Hardness of Hot-Pressed Boron Carbide 111 K. D. Behler, A. Z. Hutchinson III, and J. C. LaSalvia Processing of Boron Rich Boron Carbide by Boron Doping 119 Tyler Munhollon, Kanak Kuwelkar, and Rich Haber Densification of Commercial and Rapid Carbothermal Synthesized Boron Carbide 129 M. Fatih Toksoy, William Rafaniello, and Richard Haber Optimization of the Spark Plasma Sintering Condition for Transparent Polycrystalline Magnesium Aluminate Spinel 137 Minh Vu and Richard Haber A Non-Gruneisen Equations of State for Hydrocode 145 Michael Grinfeld Author Index 157

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  • ISBN13: 9781119040439
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781119040439
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 1119040434

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