Study of cylindrical stress waves generated by exploding wires - A technique utilizing exploding wires is used to generate cylindrical stress waves in long, hollow, thick-walled cylinders. Asimultaneity of impact is studied with dynamic photoelasticity

J. L. Rose, P. C. Chou

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An experimental technique utilizing high-pressure gas from an exploding wire is used to load long, hollow, thick-walled cylinders from the inside. Resulting plane-strain cylindrical stress waves are one-dimensional in nature. Asimultaneity of impact is studied with methods of high-speed photography and dynamic photoelasticity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-106
Number of pages3
JournalExperimental Mechanics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 1972


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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