Performance of kevlar fibre-reinforced rubber composite armour against shaped-charge jet penetration

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Xu-dong Zu; Zheng-xiang Huang; Wen Zhai;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Ciências Mecânicas
  • Journal: issn: 1679-7825
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1679-78251202
  • Subject: QC120-168.85 | Impact dynamics | shaped-charge jet | TA349-359 | penetration | kevlar fibre | efficiency factors | Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics | Descriptive and experimental mechanics

AbstractThe protective capability of the Kevlar fibre-reinforced rubber composite armour (KFRRCA) at different obliquities is studied using depth-of-penetration experiments method against a 56 mm-diameter standard-shaped charge. Efficiency factors are calculated to eval... View more