Armour: Materials, Theory, and Design by Paul J. Hazell

By Paul J. Hazell

Highlights fresh Advances in Materials/Armour Technology

As lengthy as clash exists on this planet, security applied sciences will consistently be favorite. Armour: fabrics, conception, and Design describes the prevailing and rising security applied sciences which are presently using the newest advances in armour platforms. This e-book explains the speculation, purposes, and fabric technological know-how features of contemporary armour layout as they're utilized in relation to cars, ships, group of workers, and structures, and explores the technological know-how and expertise used to supply safeguard opposed to blasts and ballistic assaults. It covers fabrics applied sciences utilized in safeguard; addresses the approach results of including blast-wave shaping to autos, in addition to the impact at the human physique; and descriptions ballistic checking out techniques.

Takes a glance at How Armour Works

The booklet discusses ceramics for armour functions; obvious armour; and metals for armour functions (including aluminium alloys, magnesium alloys, titanium alloys and steels); in addition to composite armour platforms; explosive reactive armour platforms just about protective reduction suites for automobiles; and wound ballistics. furthermore, the writer lists greater than a hundred references for complex learn and extra reading.

Armour: fabrics, thought, and Design introduces numerous armour applied sciences, outlines glossy threats and risks acceptable to safeguard know-how, and aids readers in imposing protecting constructions that may be utilized in conflict, clash, army zones, and different comparable environments.

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