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Critical-Induced Acceleration for Shock Propagation in Polymethyl Methacrylate

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K. W. Schuler

Stress Wave Phenomena Division, Sandia Laboratories, Albuquerque, N. Mex.

E. K. Walsh

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

J. Appl. Mech 38(3), 641-645 (Sep 01, 1971) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3408867 History: Received April 09, 1970; Online July 12, 2010

Abstract

In a recent analysis, Chen and Gurtin have shown that whether a shock wave in a nonlinear viscoelastic material will grow, decay, or remain steady is directly related to whether the acceleration just behind the wave is greater than, less than, or equal to a certain critical acceleration. In this paper, we use the experimental results of Schuler and Barker to determine this critical-induced acceleration as a function of the strain behind the shock for polymethyl methacrylate.

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