This book examines the explosive and related technologies in the context of metallurgical and materials processing and fabrication. It is a record of the international exchange of information on the metallurgical and other material effects of shock-wave and high-strain-rate phenomena.
Section 1: Introduction 1. The Physics Connection Section 2: Dynamic Consolidation 2. The Particulate Nature of Dynamic Compaction 3. Explosive Consolidation of Aluminum Nitride Powder 4. Shock Consolidation of Aluminum-Lithium Powder 5. Metallurgical Analysis of Dynamically Compacted Monosized Aluminum-6% Silicon Powders 6. Dynamic Consolidation of Rapidly Solidified Type 304 SS Powders 7. Controlled Powder Morphology Experiments in Megabar 304L Stainless Steel Compaction 8. Numerical Modeling of the Experimental Dynamic Consolidation of Rapidly Solidified Metal Powders 9. Explosive Compaction of Ceramic and Polymeric Powdered Materials 10. Possibilities of Dynamic Compaction Technology in Ceramic Industrial Processing 11. Shock Consolidation of a Glass-Forming Crystalline Powder 12. Microstructural Characteristics of a Shock-Consolidated Glass-Forming Alloy Powder 13. A Model Describing the Inhomogeneous Temperature Distribution During Dynamic Compaction of Ceramic Powders 14. Dynamic Deformation of Metal Sphere by Impact Loading 15. Temperature Kinetics During Shock-Wave Consolidation of Metallic Powders 16. Further Examination of Implosively Consolidated Iron-Base Amorphous Powder Platelets: Magnetic, Melt, and Microstructural Phenomena Section 3: Shock Waves 17. Explosive-Thermal Treatment of Metals: A New Concept on Potentialities of Shock Treatment of Metals 18. The Sandia Computerized Shock Compression Bibliographical Database 19. The Effect of Shock Pressure and Temperature on the Deformation Microstructure of Rutile 20. Analysis of Dislocation Kinetics Across Shocks 21. Substructural Changes and Dislocation Generation Behavior as a Function of Pulse Duration in Mo-33Re Shocked at Low Temperature 22. Methodical Aspects of Investigation of Structural Changes Under Shock Loading 23. Dynamic Shock Studies of Vanadium Section 4: High-Strain-Rate Deformation 24. High-Strain-Rate Deformation of FCC Metals and Alloys 25. Materials for Extreme Dynamic Loads 26. Fast Moving Dislocations in Some Anisotropic Face Centered Cubic Crystals 27. High-Strain-Rate ~ 106/s Response of 304 Stainless Steel at Various Strains 28. A New Technique for Heating Specimens in Split Hopkinson Bar Experiments Using Induction Coil Heaters 29. Dynamic Compression of Metal Disks in the Freight Train Experiment 30. On the Mechanics of the Dynamic Deformation of Metal Disks 31. Strain-Rate History Effects on the Mechanical Properties of AISI 316 Stainless Steel Section 5: Adiabatic Shear Band Phenomena 32. Adiabatic Shearing 33. Materials Aspects of the Adiabatic Shear Phenomenon 34. Critical Adiabatic Shear Strength of Low Alloyed Steel Under Compressive Loading 35. Scaling Rules for Adiabatic Shear 36. On the Relative Roles of Strain-Hardening and Thermal Softening in Adiabatic Shear Bands 37. Calculation of Thermal Trapping in Shear Bands 38. Localized Melting at the Crack Tip in Two Titanium Alloys 39. Influence of Effective Rate Sensitivity on Adiabatic Shear Instability 40. High-Voltage Transmission Electron Microscopy of Shear Bands in Titanium and 4340 Steel Section 6: Dynamic Fracture 41. Steady-Wave Risetime and Spall Measurements on Uranium (3-15 GPa) 42. Random Flow Nucleation and Interaction in One Dimension 43. Shock Compression and Spall in Porous Beryllium Oxide 44. Dynamic Fracture Criteria from Free Surface Velocity Measurements 45. Stagnation Cap Formation on Blunt Projectiles Penetrating Metallic or Brittle Targets 46. Effect of Metallurgical Parameters on Dynamic Fracture by Spalling of Copper Section 7: Explosive Metal Working 47. Recording the Displacement of a Non-Uniform Plate Accelerated by a Detonating Layer of Explosive 48. Thermobimetallic Effect in Explosively Cladded Mo-Inconel Compound 49. The Cyclic Pressure Distribution of Explosively Welded Interfaces 50. Explosive Working of Some Metals and Alloys at High Temperature 51. Using Explosive Welding to Fabricate Blanking Dies and Punches 52. Explosive Welding of an Amorphous Ribbon to a Mild Steel Substrate 53. Spot Welding by High Speed Water Slug 54. The Model of Wave Formation Under Explosive Welding 55. Explosive Welding of Variable Thickness Plates 56. New Processes for Explosive Metal Forming of Sheet Parts in Batch Production Section 8: Shock Synthesis and Property Modification of Materials 57. Shock-Compression Processes in Inorganic Powders 58. Influence of Shock Compression on the Specific Surface Area of Inorganic Powders 59. Observations on the Shock-Synthesis of Intermetallic Compounds 60. X-ray Diffraction Studies on Shock-Modified Materials Section 9: Novel Concepts and Applications of High Pressure 61. Effects of Hot, Dense Gases on the Structure and Composition of Materials 62. Ferroelectric Polarization of PVF2 and VF2/C2F3H Copolymers: Piezoelectric Properties Under Dynamic Pressure and Shock Loading 63. Rapid Pressure Application During Solidification Section 10: Discussion and Summary of the State of the Art