Experimental study of agglomerated-cork-cored structures subjected to ballistic impacts

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dc.contributor.author Sánchez-Sáez, Sonia
dc.contributor.author Barbero, Enrique
dc.contributor.author Cirne, J.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-06-06T10:36:20Z
dc.date.available 2014-06-06T10:36:20Z
dc.date.issued 2011-07-31
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Materials letters, 31 July 2011, vol. 65, issue 14, pp. 2152–2154
dc.identifier.issn 0167-577X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/18939
dc.description.abstract The present paper examines the high-velocity impact behaviour of agglomerated cork-cored structures. The ballistic performance was studied by impact-perforation tests. Three different types of specimens were tested: an agglomerated cork, two spaced thin aluminium plates, and a pair of thin aluminium plates separated by an agglomerated-cork core. The behaviour of the agglomerated cork and the effects of the cork core were analysed in terms of the ballistic limit, residual velocity, and energy absorption. The ballistic limit of cork-cored structures increased slightly, whereas the absorbed energy was strongly augmented by the presence of the cork core.
dc.description.sponsorship The Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (Project HP2006-0024) and the Portuguese Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior
dc.format.extent 3
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights © 2011 Elsevier B.V.
dc.subject.other Aerospace materials
dc.subject.other Metals and alloys
dc.subject.other Agglomerated cork
dc.subject.other High-velocity impact
dc.subject.other Ballistic limit
dc.title Experimental study of agglomerated-cork-cored structures subjected to ballistic impacts
dc.type article
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2011.04.083
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Mecánica
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Industrial
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.matlet.2011.04.083
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. HP2006-0024
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 2152
dc.identifier.publicationissue 14
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 2154
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Materials letters
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 65
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000009280
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