Mechanical Behaviour of Metals under Explosive Loading


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The paper briefly examines the metallurgical effects of shock waves on different metals. Two points are then specifically addressed. The first one regards how X-ray diffraction (XRD) can be usefully employed to get exhaustive information about the microstructure of a shock loaded metal. The second point concerns the mechanisms of martensitic transformation in alloys such as AISI 304 when submitted to repeated explosive deformations.



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R. Montanari and N. Ucciardello, "Mechanical Behaviour of Metals under Explosive Loading", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 638-642, pp. 22-28, 2010

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