J. Phys. IV France 110 (2003) 231
Static and dynamic response of ceramics and zirconium alumina concrete materialsF. Akopov1, A. M. Bragov2, P. Demenko2, L. Kruszka3, A. K. Lomunov2, V. Mineev1 and L. V. Sergeichev2
1 Institute for High Energy Densities, Russian Academy of Sciences, Izhorskaya 13/19, Moscow 127412, Russia
2 Research Institute of Mechanics, State University of Nizhny, Gagarin Ave. 23/6, Gagarin 603950, Russia
3 Military University of Technology, Ul. Kaliskiego 2, 00-908 Warsaw, Poland
The investigations of building ceramic and silicate bricks and ceramic materials, as well as, concrete based on zirconium dioxide ZrO 2 were performed both at static and dynamic strain rates in compression. For static tests the standard hydraulic testing machine was used. The Kolsky method that uses the split Hopkinson pressure bar is one of the most developed and widespread procedures for dynamic testing of materials at high strain rates. This experimental method was used to study the dynamic properties of tested materials.
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