| || Wound Ballistics: Study of the Rupture of Human Skin Membrane under the Impact of a Projectile
Author : Jauhari, M.;Mahanta, P.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:29(3) ; 1979 ; pp 101-106
Subject : 61 Medical Sciences;531.55 Projectiles
Keywords : Threshold velocity;Penetration;Human skin membrane
Abstract : The paper attempts to theorize the rupture of human skin membrane under the impact of a projectile. An expression for the threshold velocity for penetration has been derived which is found to give results in fair agreement with experimental values reported in literature.