Structural plastic shock model for one-dimensional ring systems

S. R. Reid*, W. W. Bell, R. A. Barr

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Abstract

Previously reported experiments [1] indicated that when a line of rings is subjected to end impact the deformation proceeds from one ring to the next in a wave-like manner. In this paper a shock theory is constructed analogous to that for waves in a solid cylinder. The model is used to examine three different systems and extensions of the theory are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-191
Number of pages17
JournalInternational Journal of Impact Engineering
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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