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Title: Isentropic compressive wave generator and method of making same

Abstract

An isentropic compressive wave generator and method of making same are disclosed. The wave generator comprises a disk or flat pillow member having component materials of different shock impedances formed in a configuration resulting in a smooth shock impedance gradient over the thickness thereof for interpositioning between an impactor member and a target specimen for producing a shock wave of a smooth predictable rise time. The method of making the pillow member comprises the reduction of the component materials to a powder form and forming the pillow member by sedimentation and compressive techniques.

Inventors:
OSTI Identifier:
5316742
Application Number:
ON: DE84005957
Assignee:
SNL; EDB-84-037148
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; SHOCK WAVES; ISENTROPIC PROCESSES; PRODUCTION; 420200* - Engineering- Facilities, Equipment, & Techniques

Citation Formats

Barker, L M. Isentropic compressive wave generator and method of making same. United States: N. p., Web.
Barker, L M. Isentropic compressive wave generator and method of making same. United States.
Barker, L M. . "Isentropic compressive wave generator and method of making same". United States.
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