EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 94, 2015DYMAT 2015 - 11th International Conference on the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading
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|Published online||07 September 2015|
Experimental and numerical analysis of the dynamic behaviour in tension of an armour steel for applications in defence industry
1 DynaMat Laboratory, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, 6952 Canobbio, Switzerland
2 Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering – Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
3 RUAG Defence AG, 3602 Thun, Switzerland
a Corresponding author: email@example.com
Published online: 7 September 2015
The dynamic behaviour of armour steel in tension was investigated over a wide range of strain-rates on round specimens. The experiments were carried out by means of a Split Hopkinson Tensile Bar device and by a Hydro Pneumatic Machine. The target strain rate were set at the following six levels: 10−3, 5, 25, 100, 500 and 1000 s−1. Two material models were calibrated and used to replicate the experiments and to simulate blasting event on steel plate. Finally, the two responses are compared.
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