Dynamic Jet Formation from Mitigation Materials

  • C. Parrish
  • I. Worland


This work has been carried out to improve the methodology and understanding of mitigating against the effects of large explosive charges. This research specifically focuses on the physical processes involved in the expansion of granular materials. This is an area which has been investigated empirically in the past [1], but still lacks a thorough understanding. Hydrocode calculations are unable to predict the inhomogeneous expansion seen in experiments [2] and thus little confidence can be held in their ability to accurately predict the mitigating mechanisms.


Detonation Product High Speed Video Taylor Instability Dynamic Fragmentation 21st International Symposium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Parrish
    • 1
  • I. Worland
    • 1
  1. 1.AWEAldermastonUK

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