EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 250, 2021DYMAT 2021 - 13th International Conference on the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||08 September 2021|
Plate-impact-driven ring expansion test (PIDRET) for dynamic fragmentation
CEA-DAM, Centre de Gramat, 46500 Gramat, France
2 Institut Clément Ader, Université de Toulouse, ISAE-SUPAERO, MINES ALBI, UPS, INSA, CNRS, Toulouse, France
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 9 September 2021
A new experimental set-up mounted at the muzzle of a singlestage gas gun has been designed in order to study the fragmentation of metallic rings under dynamic radial expansion. This concept takes advantage of the quasi-incompressibility of HDPE whose radial flow under plate impact-like loading is used to apply a pressure boundary condition at the ring’s inner surface. For the experimental configurations considered in the present work, the average strain rate in the ring reaches values close to 104 s-1. The repeatability and the reliability of the experiments are verified for rings made of steel and aluminium.
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