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Title: Ballistic penetration test results for Ductal and ultra-high performance concrete samples.

Abstract

This document provides detailed test results of ballistic impact experiments performed on several types of high performance concrete. These tests were performed at the Sandia National Laboratories Shock Thermodynamic Applied Research Facility using a 50 caliber powder gun to study penetration resistance of concrete samples. This document provides test results for ballistic impact experiments performed on two types of concrete samples, (1) Ductal{reg_sign} concrete is a fiber reinforced high performance concrete patented by Lafarge Group and (2) ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) produced in-house by DoD. These tests were performed as part of a research demonstration project overseen by USACE and ERDC, at the Sandia National Laboratories Shock Thermodynamic Applied Research (STAR) facility. Ballistic penetration tests were performed on a single stage research powder gun of 50 caliber bore using a full metal jacket M33 ball projectile with a nominal velocity of 914 m/s (3000 ft/s). Testing was observed by Beverly DiPaolo from ERDC-GSL. In all, 31 tests were performed to achieve the test objectives which were: (1) recovery of concrete test specimens for post mortem analysis and characterization at outside labs, (2) measurement of projectile impact velocity and post-penetration residual velocity from electronic and radiographic techniques and, (3) high-speed photographymore » of the projectile prior to impact, impact and exit of the rear surface of the concrete construct, and (4) summarize the results.« less

Authors:
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  1. (KTech)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
992302
Report Number(s):
SAND2010-2222
TRN: US201022%%406
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CONCRETES; FIBERS; PERFORMANCE; PHOTOGRAPHY; PROJECTILES; SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES; TESTING; THERMODYNAMICS; VELOCITY; Concrete-Testing.; Ballistic missiles-Design and construction.; Penetration tests.

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Reinhart, William Dodd, and Thornhill, Tom Finley, III. Ballistic penetration test results for Ductal and ultra-high performance concrete samples.. United States: N. p., 2010. Web. doi:10.2172/992302.
Reinhart, William Dodd, & Thornhill, Tom Finley, III. Ballistic penetration test results for Ductal and ultra-high performance concrete samples.. United States. doi:10.2172/992302.
Reinhart, William Dodd, and Thornhill, Tom Finley, III. Mon . "Ballistic penetration test results for Ductal and ultra-high performance concrete samples.". United States. doi:10.2172/992302. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/992302.
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title = {Ballistic penetration test results for Ductal and ultra-high performance concrete samples.},
author = {Reinhart, William Dodd and Thornhill, Tom Finley, III},
abstractNote = {This document provides detailed test results of ballistic impact experiments performed on several types of high performance concrete. These tests were performed at the Sandia National Laboratories Shock Thermodynamic Applied Research Facility using a 50 caliber powder gun to study penetration resistance of concrete samples. This document provides test results for ballistic impact experiments performed on two types of concrete samples, (1) Ductal{reg_sign} concrete is a fiber reinforced high performance concrete patented by Lafarge Group and (2) ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) produced in-house by DoD. These tests were performed as part of a research demonstration project overseen by USACE and ERDC, at the Sandia National Laboratories Shock Thermodynamic Applied Research (STAR) facility. Ballistic penetration tests were performed on a single stage research powder gun of 50 caliber bore using a full metal jacket M33 ball projectile with a nominal velocity of 914 m/s (3000 ft/s). Testing was observed by Beverly DiPaolo from ERDC-GSL. In all, 31 tests were performed to achieve the test objectives which were: (1) recovery of concrete test specimens for post mortem analysis and characterization at outside labs, (2) measurement of projectile impact velocity and post-penetration residual velocity from electronic and radiographic techniques and, (3) high-speed photography of the projectile prior to impact, impact and exit of the rear surface of the concrete construct, and (4) summarize the results.},
doi = {10.2172/992302},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2010},
month = {Mon Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2010}
}

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