Penetration Limit Velocity for Ogive-Nose Projectiles and Limestone Targets

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M. J. Forrestal

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87185-1174.

S. J. Hanchak

4701 Theodore Street, Munhall, PA 15120-2934

J. Appl. Mech 69(6), 853-854 (Oct 31, 2002) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1480820 History: Received June 26, 2001; Revised December 03, 2001; Online October 31, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Topics: Projectiles , Steel
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