An Equation of State for Shocked Polyurethane Foam
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AD Number: ADA395377
Subject Categories: PLASTICS
Corporate Author: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LAB NM
Title: An Equation of State for Shocked Polyurethane Foam
Personal Authors: Mader, Charles L.; Carter, William J.
Report Date: 22 NOV 1968
Pages: 52 PAGES
Report Number: LA-4059
Contract Number: W-7405-ENG.36
Monitor Acronym: XJ
Monitor Series: XD
Descriptors: *EQUATIONS OF STATE, *FOAM, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, METALS,
MAGNESIUM, SHOCK WAVES, SHOCK(MECHANICS), HIGH PRESSURE, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION,
IMPACT SHOCK, COPPER, ALUMINUM, POLYURETHANE RESINS, DETONATIONS.
Identifiers: *POLYURETHAN FOAM
Abstract: The experimentally observed behavior of systems of high explosives,
low density (0.5- and 0.3-g/cc) polyurethane foam, and metals can be numerically
reproduced if the foam is assumed to decompose and the decomposition products
are described by a BKW equation of state.
Limitation Code: APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Source Code: 211350
Citation Creation Date: 07 NOV 2001