Computer Simulation of Dynamic Compaction

  • Mark L. Wilkins
  • Carl F. Cline
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 17)


The shock compression of powder materials by high explosives using cylindrical geometry has been simulated with a two-dimensional computer program. The flow fields in the powders are analyzed for different initial conditions. An objective is to determine the design of the high explosive assembly to yield the desired pressure- time history in the powders. The calculations provided the means to translate results from one experimental geometry to another. An example is given for the compaction of a metallic glass powder.


Flow Stress Axial Velocity Metallic Glass Detonation Velocity Detonation Product 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark L. Wilkins
    • 1
  • Carl F. Cline
    • 1
  1. 1.Lawrence Livermore Natl. Lab.University of CaliforniaLivermoreUSA

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