High-Velocity Impact Characteristic of Mg Alloy and CFRP Composite


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This study examined the dynamic penetration phenomena of high-velocity impact of magnesium alloy  CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic) composite. Test materials for investigation are magnesium alloy(AZ31B), the heat-treated magnesium alloy (AZ31B-200°C, AZ31B-300°C, AZ31B-430°C), and carbon/epoxy laminated composite materials with fiber direction [0°]8, [0°/45°]4s, [ 0°/90°]4s, [ 0°/45°/90°]3s and [ 0°/45°/-45°/90°]2s. We used a ballistic range (one-stage light gas gun), and the test specimens were set at 0°obliquity at room temperature. A high-speed camera allowed us to capture and analyzed the dynamic penetration phenomena of the test specimen.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 334-335)

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J.K. Kim, D.Z. Wo, L.M. Zhou, H.T. Huang, K.T. Lau and M. Wang




D. Y. Hwang et al., "High-Velocity Impact Characteristic of Mg Alloy and CFRP Composite", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 334-335, pp. 185-188, 2007

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March 2007




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