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Characterization of Concrete Material Flow During Projectile Penetration

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dc.contributor.advisor Urgessa, Girum S.
dc.contributor.author Sobeski, Robert
dc.creator Sobeski, Robert en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-18T01:56:59Z
dc.date.available 2014-09-18T01:56:59Z
dc.date.issued 2014-05 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/8924
dc.description.abstract The Department of Defense (DoD) has an operational requirement to predict, quickly and accurately, the depth of penetration that a projectile can achieve for a given target and impact scenario. Fast-running analytical models can provide reliable predictions, but they often require the use of one or more dimensionless parameters that are derived from experimental data. These analytical models are continually evolving, and the dimensionless parameters are often adjusted to obtain new analytical models without a true understanding of the change in characteristics of material flow across targets of varying strength and projectile impact velocities.
dc.format.extent 308 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Copyright 2014 Robert Sobeski en_US
dc.subject Civil engineering en_US
dc.subject Engineering en_US
dc.subject Concrete en_US
dc.subject Finite Element en_US
dc.subject Impact en_US
dc.subject Modelling en_US
dc.subject Penetration en_US
dc.subject Projectile en_US
dc.title Characterization of Concrete Material Flow During Projectile Penetration en_US
dc.type Dissertation en
thesis.degree.level Doctoral en
thesis.degree.discipline Civil and Infrastructure Engineering en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en


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