Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection
  • Release Date : 21 January 2016
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 548 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782424840
  • ISBN 10 : 1782424849
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Synopsis : Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection written by Xiaogang Chen, published by Woodhead Publishing which was released on 21 January 2016. Download Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection provides the latest information on ballistic protection, a topic that remains an important issue in modern times due to ever increasing threats coming from regional conflicts, terrorism, and anti-social behavior. The basic requirements for ballistic protection equipment are first and foremost, the prevention of a projectile from perforating, the reduction of blunt trauma to the human body caused by ballistic impact, the necessity that they are thermal and provide moisture comfort, and that they are lightweight and flexible to guarantee wearer’s mobility. The main aim of this book is to present some of the most recent developments in the design and engineering of woven fabrics and their use as layering materials to form composite structures for ballistic personal protection. Chapter topics include High Performance Ballistic Fibres, Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), Ballistic Damage of Hybrid Composite Materials, Analysis of Ballistic Fabrics and Layered Composite Materials, and Multi-Scale Modeling of Polymeric Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection. Contributions from leading experts in the field Cutting edge developments on the engineering of ballistic materials Comprehensive analysis of the development and uses of advanced fibrous composite materials