EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 183, 2018DYMAT 2018 - 12th International Conference on the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Modelling and Numerical Simulation|
|Published online||07 September 2018|
Constitutive Modeling of High-Strength Steel Designed for Ballistic Protection
Military Institute of Armament Technology,
7 Wyszynskiego str. Zielonka,
* Corresponding author : firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 7 September 2018
Constitutive behaviour of a high-strength nanostructured bainitic steel NANOS-BA® was investigated in the article. A few types of mechanical tests under varying strain rates were carried out to determine the values of constants of Johnson-Cook flow and fracture models for the analysed material. In quasi-static conditions (8×10-3 s-1) the material samples were subjected to uniaxial tension and compression tests. In a high strain rates conditions (2,7×103 s-1) the Taylor impact test was carried out. On the basis of the data obtained from mechanical tests the constitutive model of the NANOS-BA® steel was built. It was then validated to determine the extent and degree of compliance between the numerical and experimental observations. The examples of combined numerical-experimental analyses of protective structures containing investigated material were shown. Small differences between the both types of results testifies that determined constants of Johnson-Cook equation may properly reproduce actual behaviour of the material, and the numerical model allows the preliminary evaluation of the effectiveness of armours containing layers of analysed grade of steel.
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