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Producibility of Time domain Test Specification of Resonant Plate Shock Test

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Dynamic Environments Testing, Volume 7 (SEM 2023)


The shock response spectrum (SRS) is commonly used to characterize pyroshock environments created by mechanical impacts and explosives. One limitation is that a single SRS may be computed from different acceleration time histories (time domain signals). As a result, variables from acceleration time histories such as peak amplitude, duration have been introduced as an alternative method to better characterize pyroshock environments. This chapter investigates the producibility of resonant plate test when time domain variables are used as specifications parameters. Time domain variable will be evaluated for various test setup parameters such as plate, projectile weight, and projectile velocity.

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The authors gratefully acknowledge the Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus, operated by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies LLC, for funding this work under contract number DE-NA0002839.

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DeLima, W.J., Zenk, W., Hower, J. (2024). Producibility of Time domain Test Specification of Resonant Plate Shock Test. In: Harvie, J. (eds) Dynamic Environments Testing, Volume 7. SEM 2023. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Springer, Cham.

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