Observation of High Velocity Oblique Collision of Titanium and Stainless Steel Plates by Using Gas Gun


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The jet formed from the high velocity collision of metal plates have proven both scientifically unique and of potential interest, although the underlying deformation mechanism remains less firmly established. In this study, oblique collision of titanium and stainless steel observed by high-speed camera is discussed. The nature of jet, its velocity and its existence at low velocity are all discussed and theoretical developments are connected. Microstructural studies are done on the sample welded using gas gun and a comparison with explosive welded sample is made.



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S. Itoh and K. Hokamoto




P. Manikandan et al., "Observation of High Velocity Oblique Collision of Titanium and Stainless Steel Plates by Using Gas Gun", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 566, pp. 273-278, 2008

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November 2007




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DOI: https://doi.org/10.2320/matertrans.47.2049