Volume 13, Issue 3 (2013)                   Modares Mechanical Engineering 2013, 13(3): 22-27 | Back to browse issues page

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Pol M. Experimental investigation of ballistic properties of Aluminum Foam structure. Modares Mechanical Engineering. 2013; 13 (3) :22-27
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-15-8334-en.html
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Aluminum foam structure is of great importance in aerospace, naval and automotive industries due to light weight and energy absorption characteristics. In this article several aluminum foam having different densities and thickness were designed and tested using light gas gun device. A series of ballistic test were defined in order to determine the effects of density, foam thickness and projectile velocity on energy absorption aluminum foam structures. The results of the experimental testes, it is shown that the amount of energy absorption of aluminum foam structures is increased as density, foam thickness and velocity of the projectile is increased.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Impact Mechanics
Received: 2012/12/23 | Accepted: 2013/02/17 | Published: 2013/03/20

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