ballistic limit


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ballistic limit

[bə′lis·tik ′lim·ət]
(mechanics)
The minimum velocity at which a particular armor-piercing projectile is expected to consistently and completely penetrate armor plate of given thickness and physical properties at a specified angle of obliquity.
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Finally, to predict the ballistic limit of the armor, a third sample was simulated.
Second stage includes simulation and testing the structure which define the ballistic limits of the materials being used in designing the armor and total efficiency of the design [5].
strikers of non-axisymmetric optimal shape, penetration into a solid medium under strength constraints, and striker shape optimization using the condition of minimal ballistic limit velocity for layered slabs.
3 km/s (or lower) was studied because it is in the extent of speed of orbital debris, and less than or equal to 3 km/s is an important part of the ballistic limit. Every SPH particle contains various kinds of physical quantities, such as mass and speed, and so forth.
Simulation results were compared with the ballistic limit of a sandwich panel in order to testify the accuracy of the simulation.
In the ballistic limit BC = 0 so the current attains the maximum value which is controlled by the injection velocity at the thermal source.
One of the possible ways of magnifying the ballistic limit is to employ textile composites.
This model is suitable for speeds greater than the ballistic limit.
At these experiments, the ballistic limit velocity was near 190m/s.
Ballistic capacity indices including the residual velocity, ballistic limit, and contact time, as well as energy absorption were obtained from FE simulations.
Using these data, two key quantitative indices, namely, the ballistic limit [V.sub.b] and the perforation energy [E.sub.p], were analyzed in detail for each type of HSP to evaluate its ballistic resistant performance and energy dissipating capacity.
However, so long as you master your craft, the Sightmark Pinnacle will lob those big honking .30-caliber slugs right where you want them all the way out to the ballistic limits of the round using nothing more than the reticle for drop compensation.

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