BALLISTICS 2013 – OUT OF PRINT

27th International Symposium on Ballistics, April 22-26, 2013, Freiburg, Germany

Edited by: Matthias Wickert and Manfred Salk, Fraunhofer Ernst-Mach Institut, Germany

Volume 1: Interior Ballistics, Exterior Ballistics, Launch Dynamics, Vulnerability & Survivability, Explosion Mechanics
Volume 2: General, Terminal Ballistics & Impact Physics

ISBN: 978-1-60595-106-5, Two volumes with CD-ROM bound in Vol. 2, 1,997 pages, 6×9, hardcover

  • Recent and not previously published data on testing and modeling of propellants, projectiles (guided, unguided), armor, materials, range-finding devices and much more
  • Information on new and redesigned weapons
  • Two-volume book set, plus fully searchable CD-ROM

This two-volume set contains over 200 never-before-published research reports on all phases of ballistics in a variety of weapons systems, including mortars, rockets, guns, shells, bullets, IEDs and more. Many strategies are discussed for preventing damage, such as personal, reactive and vehicle armors fabricated from new engineered FRP, ceramic and metal alloy materials.

Other subjects investigated include damage and impact analysis from advanced weapons and warheads based on empirical measurements and modeling.

The CD-ROM displays figures and illustrations in articles in full color along with a title screen and main menu screen. Each user can link to all papers from the Table of Contents and Author Index and also link to papers and front matter by using the global bookmarks which allow navigation of the entire CD-ROM from every article. Search features on the CD-ROM can be by full text including all key words, article title, author name, and session title. The CD-ROM has Autorun feature for Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 or higher products along with the program for Adobe Acrobat Reader with Search 11.0. One year of technical support is included with your purchase of this product.

VOLUME 1

INTERIOR BALLISTICS

  • Combustion Model of SCDB® Propellan
  • Effect of Initial Temperature on the Interior Ballistics of a 120-mm Mortar System
  • Definition of a JA2 Equivalent Propellant to be Produced by Continuous Solvent-Less Extrusion
  • Modelling the Ignition of Pyrotechnic Countermeasure Decoy Flares
  • Experimental Characterization of the Energy Transferred from an Igniter Based on Nanothermites to the Propellant Bed
  • Investigation of the Projectile Movement Inside a Gun Tube with a Photonic Doppler Velocimeter (PDV)
  • Fox7/GAP Rocket Propellants for a Shoulder Launched Projectile
  • A Methodology of Non-Contact Automatic Measurement and Development of Online Measurement Unit on Charge
  • Temperature of Large Caliber Artillery
  • Determination of Pressure Profiles Behind Projectiles During Interior Ballistic Cycle
  • Modeling of Interior Ballistic Gas-Solid Flow Using a Coupled CFD-DEM Approach
  • Interior Ballistic Modeling and Simulation for Different Charge Zones in Modular Charge System
  • Assessment of Self Ignition Temperature (Cook-Off) in Gun Barrels
  • Application of Eulerian-Lagrangian Approach to Gas-Solid Flows in Interior Ballistics
  • Experimental Study and Numerical Simulation on Propagation Properties of Plasma Jet in Cylindrical Liquid Chamber
  • Gun Primer Evaluation Based on Primer Dynamics
  • Neural Networks for Ballistic Applications
  • A Linked Internal Ballistics and Finite Element Analysis
  • Comparison of Piezoelectric and Crusher Measurements of Chamber Pressure with Finite Element Modeling Results
  • Methodology for Transient Thermal Analysis of Machine Gun Barrels Subjected to Burst Firing Schedules
  • A New Lumped Parameter Code for Interior Ballistics Simulations

EXTERIOR BALLISTICS

  • Flight Dynamic Model and Theoretical Analysis for Lateral Trajectory Correction with Spin Brakes
  • Investigation of the Magnus Effect on a Generic Projectile at Mach 3 Up to 16 Degrees Angle of Attack
  • Numerical Prediction of Dynamic Stability Derivatives for Finned Projectiles
  • Modeling Base Bleed as an Injector
  • The Measurement Method of Vertical Target Dispersion of Gun in Image
  • A Component Buildup Method for Canard Controlled Projectiles
  • On the Response of Spin Stabilized Projectile to Side Force by Angular Motion and Impact
  • Upwards Fired Bullet Terminal Velocity
  • A Method of Trajectory Estimation and Prediction Using Extended Kalman Filter Based on GPS Data
  • Effectiveness of Passive Optoelectronic and Laser Rangefinders
  • An Automated Method for Computer Vision Analysis of Cannon-Launched Artillery Video
  • Complex Aerodynamics Behaviour of High Spin APFSDS Projectile
  • Evaluation of the TASER eXtended Range Electronic Projectile (XREP)
  • ABSS Software Suite
  • Ballistic and Weaponeering Analysis of Projectiles Using Optical Strobe Tracer as Self-Registration Method to Improve Accuracy and Decrease Dispersion of Direct and Indirect Fire Weapons
  • Study of Angle of Boattail in Bullets with Partial Core
  • Extracting Projectile Flight Dynamics Using an Embedded GPS Receiver
  • Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of Projectile Motion Specificity in the Intermediate Period
  • New CFD Model Analysis Applied to High Speed Projectiles: Magnus Effect

LAUNCH DYNAMICS

  • Plume-in-Plume Exterior Blast Attenuation
  • Development of a Multi-Shot Launch Dynamics Model
  • Development of an Explosively Driven Two-Stage Light Gas Gun for High Velocity Impact Studies
  • Assessment of Need for Solder in Modeling Potted Electronics During Gun-Shot
  • Initiation Time of PG-7 Antitank Grenade
  • Numerical Simulation and Analysis of the Muzzle Flow During the Revolving Barrel Gun Firing
  • Influence of Compressibility Effects for 1D Modeling of the Thermally Choked Ram Accelerator
  • Shock-on-Shock Interaction Inside High Efficiency Muzzle Brake
  • Structural Dynamics of Despun Kinetic Energy Projectiles Launched with Composite Sabots
  • Theoretical and Experimental Study of Electromagnetic Driving Flying Plate Technology
  • Mathematical Description of Projectile Shot Exit Dynamics (Set-Forward)

VULNERABILITY & SURVIVABILITY

  • Weight Reduction Estimation Through Parametric Study for Soft Personnel Armor
  • An Hybrid Experimental/Numerical Method to Assess the Lethality of a Kinetic Energy Non-Lethal Weapon System
  • Shock Wave Interaction of Aluminum Metal Foam: An Experimental Study
  • Foot Pads for Armored Platforms—Development and Evaluation Methodology
  • On the Protection Level of Blast Attenuation Seats
  • AMRDEC Lethality Modeling Development for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
  • Improved Component Impact Kill Criteria Simulations
  • Sensibility Study of Viscous Criterion for Kinetic Energy Non-Lethal Projectile Thoracic Impacts
  • Enhancement of a Skin Penetration Surrogate for Non-Lethal Kinetic Impacts
  • Comparison of the Lethality of Different Kinetic Energy Non-Lethal Projectiles Using a New French Assessment Approach for Head Impacts
  • Lethality Analysis of a Person-Borne Improvised Explosive Device
  • Less Lethal Projectile Characterization—Analysis of Foam Nose Properties Influence on Terminal Effect
  • Modeling of Ballistic Effects with Regard to Urban Operations
  • Assessment of an Experimental Method and Two Loading Models Used to Measure and Simulate the Effect of Buried Charges
  • Vehicle Protection Against Global IED Effects
  • Protection Against Secondary Fragmentation in Practical Application
  • Soldier Vulnerability Model
  • Comparison of 10% Gelatine, 20% Gelatine and Perma-GelTM for Ballistic Testing
  • Development of Computational Standards for the Simulation of Conventional Weapons Effects
  • Fragmentation and Lethality Analysis Tool for Natural and Controlled Fragmentation, and Pre-Fragmented Warheads
  • Effect of Impact Velocity on the Wounding Potential Behind Ceramic/Composite Plates

EXPLOSION MECHANICS

  • Experimental and Numerical Modeling Progress on Flexible Warhead Technologies Providing Scalable Damage Area Footprints
  • Innovative Technologies for Controlled Fragmentation Warheads
  • Measurements of the Temperature Inside an Explosive Fireball
  • Investigation of a Nickel-Aluminium Reactive Shaped Charge Liner
  • Preliminary Study of Coupling Electrical Energy to Detonation Reaction Zone of Primasheet-1000 Explosive
  • Characterization of Porous Jet Density
  • Shock-Wave Loading and Sensitivity Testing of High Explosives for High-Speed Penetrators
  • Performance Calculation of Shaped Charges with Shear-Formed Liners
  • Effect of Convergent Detonation on Gurney Energy and Cylinder Expansion
  • Behaviour of a Model Reactive Armor with Nitrocellulose and Cellulose Composites after Jet Impact
  • Detonation Wave Propagation in Shaped Charges with Large Wave-Shaper
  • Modeling of Expansion Dynamics of Explosively Driven Metal Cylinders
  • TNT Equivalence—Experimental Comparison Against Prediction
  • A New Contribution to Predicting Blast Impulse from Cased Aluminized Explosives
  • A Novel Theoretical Analysis Method of Housed Explosive Charge Stability During Supersonic Penetration of Concrete Targets
  • Supplementary Diagnostic Techniques for Investigating Explosion Phenomena in Confined Environments
  • Measuring Pressure in a Confined Space
  • Measuring Pressure and Blast Impulse in a Closed Chamber
  • The Phenomena of Water Jet Formed During Underwater Explosions Bubble Interaction with Water Bottom Boundary
  • Improved Streak Mask Design
  • Water as a Linear Shaped Charge Liner Material
  • The Effect of Slow Heating Rates on the Cook-Off Response of High Explosive Munitions
  • Research on the Rule of Multi-Point Initiation Replacing Annulus Initiation Under Different Charge Caliber
  • Unexpected Increased Damage in Witness Plate
  • A Theoretical and Experimental Analysis on the Action Time of Double Layer Explosive Reactive Armor
  • Shock Behavior of Functionally Graded Porous Panels: Computational Approach
  • Concept Analysis and Penetration Performance of Hollow Charge Against Compacted Hardened Earth
  • Impact Induced Detonation of Cased Explosive
  • Study of Parameters for Initiation of HNS-IV by Exploding Copper Foil at Low Energy
  • Behaviour of Concrete Structural Members Subjected to Air Blast Loading
  • ExLO Interfaced with Optimization Tool: Application to Shaped-Charge Jet Wave-Shaper Design
  • Reconstructing Fragment Positions and Velocities in Warhead Arena Tests Using Flash X-Ray Radiography and Witness Plates

VOLUME 2

GENERAL

  • Survivability Modeling in DARPA’s Adaptive Vehicle Make (AVM) Program
  • Development of an Automatic Target Engagement System for Small-Arms
  • Influence of Length Scale on the Transition from Interface Defeat to Penetration in Unconfined Ceramic Targets
  • Terminal Effects of High Power Lasers and Classical Terminal Ballistics
  • Ballistic Penetration of Particle-Laden Elastomers
  • Electromagnetic Radiation Characteristics of Detonating Explosive Materials
  • Future Vehicle Protection—Technologies for Ultra-Fast Close-Distance Active Protection Systems
  • The Potential of APS Against KE-Penetrators

TERMINAL BALLISTICS & IMPACT PHYSICS

  • Analysis of the Fragmentation of AlON and Spinel Under Ballistic Impact
  • Separation and Hierarchic Order of Key Influences on the Ballistic Strength of Opaque and Transparent Ceramic Armor
  • A New Model of Penetration of Elastic Rods with Eroding Jacket
  • Impacts and Waves in Dyneema HB80 Strips and Laminates
  • Thermal Imaging During Ballistic Testing of Armour Materials
  • Penetration Processes for Tungsten-Alloy Projectiles of Different Shapes into Adobe
  • Projectile’s Property of High Velocity Penetration with Concrete Targets
  • Numerical Simulation of High-Velocity Impact and Explosion in Rock
  • Effect of the Third Invariant on Strength and Failure for 10 Metals
  • Simulation of Impact Tests with Hard, Soft and Liquid Filled Missiles on Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • A Constitutive Model for the Nanocomposite NANOS-BA Steel Used for Light Armored Vehicles Protection
  • Impact Behaviour of Hybrid Glass/Carbon Epoxy Composites
  • Undisturbed Eroding Projectile Penetration
  • About the Relation Between Stand-Off and Penetration for Shaped Charge Jets
  • Held’s pv2d Initiation Threshold Criteria Revisited
  • Study on Rubber Composite Armor Anti-Shaped Charge Jet Penetration
  • Oblique Penetration of AP Projectile to Laminated Composites—Modeling and Verification
  • Projectile Ricochet from Wooden Targets
  • Penetration Efficiency as a Function of Target Obliquity and Projectile Pitch
  • A Comment of Interaction Effects in Hypervelocity Impact Testing Using Multiple Simultaneously Launched Projectiles
  • Experimental Tests of Subcalibre Projectiles with Segmented Penetrators for Tank Guns
  • Ballistic Performance and Microstructure of Four Armor Ceramics
  • Penetration Dynamics of AP8 in Thin Ceramic Tiles
  • An Experimental Investigation of Deep Penetration into Polycarbonate Targets
  • A Simplified Approximate Model of Compressible Jet Penetration
  • Analyses of Processes are Flowing in High Speed Interaction Between Firing Pins Contains Fluoropolymer and Aluminum Containing Barrages
  • Material Properties and Interface Defeat
  • PELE Fragmentation Dynamics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Research of Deceleration History of Elongated Rods in Target Under Physical Modelling in the Conditions of Geometrical Similarity
  • The Analysis and Reporting of V50—Should we do Better?
  • Ultra-Light Ceramic Armours for Helmets Against Small Calibre Threats
  • Focused Blast Against Small Cylindrical Targets
  • Small Calibre Projectiles Perforating Thin Steel Plates, Numerical Calculations and Physical Characterization of Constitutive Models
  • Dynamic Back-Face Deformation of Dyneema When Impacted by a Small Calibre Projectile
  • Optimizing the Stacking Sequence in Dual-Purpose Body Armours
  • Confined Al2O3 Ceramic Tiles Against Long Rod Penetration
  • Armor Performance Analysis Utilizing Maximum Likelihood Ballistic Limit Calculation
  • Ballistic Penetration of Hardened Steel Plates
  • Experimental Study on the Influence of Weaving Parameters on the Ballistic Performances of 3D Fabrics
  • A Review of the Effect of Adjacent Impact on Terminal Ballistic Performance
  • Adaption of the Walker-Anderson Penetration Model to Hollow Projectiles
  • Protection Against Shaped Charge by Reactive Armors Containing Energetic and Inert Materials
  • Penetration of Granular Materials: New Experimental Techniques
  • Terminal Ballistics Data Review and Analysis
  • Prediction of Ballistic Performance Through Mechanical Properties
  • The Influence of Spin on Fragmentation Modeling of AP Projectiles Interacting with Oblique Armor
  • Experimental Investigation of Thin MS Plate Damage Due to 10mm Hardened Steel Spherical Projectile Impact at High Velocities
  • Explosive Reactive Armor: Theoretical and Experimental Studies
  • On the Use of Laminate Protections Against High Velocity Fragment Impact
  • Shaped Charge Jet Penetration Into Masonry Materials
  • Study on Fracture Characteristics of Concrete Dragon Teeth Subjected to Impact by EFP
  • Validation of Numerical Model of the Twaron CT709 Ballistic Fabric
  • Numerical Analysis of Penetration of the Twaron T750 Aramid Fabric with the 9 mm Parabellum Projectile
  • Kinetic Energy Perforation of Concrete Slabs: Investigation of Embedded High G-Load Sensing
  • Influence of Yaw Angle on the Penetration Capability of Elongated Rod Projectiles
  • Formation of the Cavity in Water at High-Velocity Movement of the Cylindrical Body
  • Ballistic Properties of Two Variants of a Commercial Tungsten Heavy Alloy: Cobalt Versus Cobalt-Free
  • Protective Properties of Finite-Extension Ceramic Targets Against Steel and Copper Projectiles
  • Optimization of Finite Element Modeling of Woven Fabric Ballistic Impact
  • Mesoscale Simulations of Fabric Shoot Pack for Different Materials and Configurations
  • A Computational Comparison of High Strain Rate Strength and Failure Models for Glass
  • Experiments to Determine the Relative Performance of Layered Jet-Stoppers
  • Optimising Quilting of Body Armour
  • The Effect of Bullet Design on Insensitive Munitions Bullet Impact Test Results
  • Experimental Analysis of the Ballistic Impact Behaviour of Aluminium Alloy 7449 in Combination with Kevlar® Para-Aramid Backings
  • Numerical Simulations to Determine Ballistic Strength of 2-D Woven Fabrics
  • Analysis of Impact of the Shaped Charge Jet Against the Woven Fabric Reinforced Composite Armor
  • Armour Qualification for Composite Military Vehicles
  • Numerical Simulation of the Penetration and Perforation of Adobe Building Materials
  • Powerful Electric Discharge as Method of Anti Shaped-Charge Protection
  • Cut-Off Velocity of Shaped-Charge Jet
  • Non-Metallic Reactive Armor
  • First Ballistic Evaluations of Aluminium-Based Nanocomposites Consolidated by the SPS Process
  • Research on Jet Penetration Law of Biconical Liner Shaped Charge Under Large Standoff Distance Condition
  • An Engineering Analytical Model of Ogive-Nose Steel Projectiles Normal Penetrating Reinforced Concrete Target
  • Analysis of Parameters for Concrete Dynamic Spherical Cavity Expansion Model in General Form
  • Ballistic Response of Thin Targets Impacted by Truncated and Tip-Deforming Conical Projectiles
  • Experimental and Numerical Analyses of the Fragmentation Process in Alumina
  • Numerical Simulation of Ballistic Tests to Analyse the Effect of Modern Armor
  • Nano-Duplex Bainitic-Austenitic and Nano-Precipitates Hardened Steels for Application in Armors Constructions
  • Ballistic Testing of Nano-Precipitation Hardened and Nano-Duplex Steels
  • Numerical Simulations of the Perforation Behavior by Projectiles Into Steel Reinforced Concrete Targets Considering Reinforcement Ratio Effect
  • Penetration of Bullets into Granular Targets
  • Ballistic Experiments and Computed Results for Ti-6Al-4V Projectiles Impacting Ti-6Al-4V Targets
  • Interaction of Extreme Electric Currents with Metals
  • Metallographic Observation of CPHP after High-Speed Penetration
  • Novel High-G-Accelerometer and Shock Resistant Data Recorders for Penetrators and Penetration Research
  • Counterprojectile for Active Protection System
  • Ballistic Impact Response of Chromium-Sulfur Composite Cermets
  • Residual Penetration of L/D = 21.8 and L/D = 28.6 Monobloc Tungsten and L/D 40 Tungsten/Steel Jacketed Projectiles After Perforation of Explosive Reactive Armor
  • Ballistic Depth of Penetration Studies in Dyneema® Composites
  • On the Crater Diameters in Metallic Plates Impacted by High Velocity Rods
  • The Development of Launch Methods for High Velocity Fragment Simulating Projectiles

Author Index

Volume 1: Interior Ballistics, Exterior Ballistics, Launch Dynamics, Vulnerability & Survivability, Explosion Mechanics
Volume 2: General, Terminal Ballistics & Impact Physics

ISBN: 978-1-60595-106-5, Two volumes with CD-ROM bound in Vol. 2, 1,997 pages, 6×9, hardcover

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