Influence of Material Properties on the Ballistic Performance of Ceramics for Personal Body Armour

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Christian Kaufmann; Duane Cronin; Michael Worswick; Gilles Pageau; Andre Beth;
(2003)

In support of improved personal armour development, depth of penetration tests have been conducted on four different ceramic materials including alumina, modified alumina, silicon carbide and boron carbide. These experiments consisted of impacting ceramic tiles bonded t... View more
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