Numerical analysis for design of bioinspired ceramic modular armors for ballistic protections

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dc.contributor.author González Albuixech, Vicente Francisco
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Millán, Marcos
dc.contributor.author Ito Gonzales, Tadashi
dc.contributor.author Loya Lorenzo, José Antonio
dc.contributor.author Miguélez Garrido, María Henar
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-11T08:38:42Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-11T08:38:42Z
dc.date.issued 2018-08-21
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation González-Albuixech, V.F., Rodríguez-Millán, M., Ito, T., Loya, J.A. y Miguélez, M.H. (2018). Numerical analysis for design of bioinspired ceramic modular armors for ballistic protections. International Journal of Damage Mechanics.
dc.identifier.issn 1056-7895
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/28299
dc.description.abstract The exigent requirements for personal protections in terms of energy absorption and ergonomics have led to increasing interest in bioinspired protections. This work focuses on the numerical analysis of ballistic behavior of different bioinspired geometries under impact loadings. Ceramic armors based on ganoid fish scales (the type exhibited by gars, bichirs and reedfishes), placoid fish scales (characterizing sharks and rays) and armadillo natural protection have been considered. Different impact conditions are studied, including perpendicular and oblique impacts to surface protection, different yaw angle, and multiple impacts. Main conclusion is related to the improved efficiency of modular armors against multiple shots exhibiting more localized damage and crack arrest properties. Moreover, its potential ergonomic is a promising characteristic justifying a deeper study.
dc.description.sponsorship The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This work has been carried out within the framework of the research program Juan de la Cierva Incorporación 2015, and research projects DPI2017-88166-R, and RTC-2015-3887-8 of FEDER program financed by the Ministerio de Economía, Industría y Competitividad of Spain. The support of the Generalitat Valenciana, Programme PROMETEO 2016/007 is also acknowledged.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher SAGE
dc.rights © 2018 SAGE Publications
dc.subject.other Numerical analysis
dc.subject.other Bioinspired amors
dc.subject.other Impact loadings
dc.subject.other Damage
dc.subject.other Ceramic protections
dc.title Numerical analysis for design of bioinspired ceramic modular armors for ballistic protections
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Mecánica
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1177/1056789518795203
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. DPI2017-88166-R
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. RTC-2015-3887-8
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationtitle International Journal of Damage Mechanics
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000023384
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (España)
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