Shock Initiation of Cased Explosives by a High-Speed Striker with Warhead of Different Forms

Authors: Kobylkin I.F., Pavlova I.A. Published: 26.05.2017
Published in issue: #3(114)/2017  

DOI: 10.18698/0236-3941-2017-3-54-65

Category: Mechanics | Chapter: Mechanics of Liquid, Gas, and Plasma  
Keywords: cased explosive charge, shock initiation, shock wave, numerical simulation, decomposition kinetics

The article describes the results of numerical simulation of shock initiation process in the 5 mm-thick steel shell-cased explosive charges when compact strikers affect spherical and conical warheads and the flat face. We identified the critical velocity of shock initiation for charges with composition B and TNT under the impact of 10...16 mm-diameter strikers.


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