Direct measurement of strain field evolution during dynamic deformation of an energetic material

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The authors previously reported results showing displacement fields (at a single instant in time) on the unconfined surface of an explosive during deformation using white light speckle photography. They have now successfully obtained similar data in confined samples showing the evolution in time of the strain field using laser-induced fluorescence speckle photography. A modified data analysis technique using methods borrowed from particle image velocimetry was used in conjunction with an eight frame electronic CCD camera. For these tests, projectiles of varying shape were fired into an explosive sample. Localization of strain was observed in all cases and was found to ... continued below

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Asay, B.W.; Henson, B.F.; Dickson, P.M.; Fugard, C.S. & Funk, D.J. September 1, 1997.

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The authors previously reported results showing displacement fields (at a single instant in time) on the unconfined surface of an explosive during deformation using white light speckle photography. They have now successfully obtained similar data in confined samples showing the evolution in time of the strain field using laser-induced fluorescence speckle photography. A modified data analysis technique using methods borrowed from particle image velocimetry was used in conjunction with an eight frame electronic CCD camera. For these tests, projectiles of varying shape were fired into an explosive sample. Localization of strain was observed in all cases and was found to be a strong function of the projectile shape, with ignition occurring in those cases where shear appears to play a dominant role. Results from this and continuing studies provide experimental evidence for strain localization, and for the first time allow the direct comparison to computer model predictions. The data are also being used in the design of more realistic and reliable constitutive models.

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OSTI as DE97008320

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  • Meeting of the topical group on shock compression of condensed matter of the American Physical Society, Amherst, MA (United States), 27 Jul - 1 Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE97008320
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-2927
  • Report No.: CONF-970707--6
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 522714
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694840

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Asay, B.W.; Henson, B.F.; Dickson, P.M.; Fugard, C.S. & Funk, D.J. Direct measurement of strain field evolution during dynamic deformation of an energetic material, article, September 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694840/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.