Highlights Recent Advances in Materials/Armour TechnologyAs long as conflict exists in the world, protection technologies will always be in demand. Armour: Materials, Theory, and Design describes the existing and emerging protection technologies that are currently driving the latest advances in armour systems. This book explains the theory, applica
Introduction. An Introduction to Materials. Bullets, Blast, Jets and Fragments. Penetration Mechanics. Stress Waves. Metallic Armour Materials and Structures. Ceramic Armour. Woven Fabrics and Composite Laminates for Armour Applications. Human Vulnerability. Blast and Ballistic Testing Techniques. Glossary. References.