Deformation measurements of blast loaded plates using digital image correlation and high-speed photography
Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Mechanics of
Materials and Constructions, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
2 Civil and Materials Engineering Department, Royal Military Academy (RMA), Av. De la Renaissance 30, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
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This paper presents a study on the behaviour of aluminium plates subject to close range blast loads. Measurement of the full out-of-plane displacement ﬁeld is performed combining two high-speed cameras in a stereoscopic set up and the digital image correlation technique. The measured displacement ﬁelds are compared to the calculated data using two diﬀerent FEM codes. A good agreement has been found between both experimental and numerical data.
Key words: 3D digital image correlation / high-speed cameras / blast loading / laboratoryscale experiments / thin plate deformation
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