Oblique Impact of Projectile on Thin Aluminium Plates

  • W.U. Khan Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • R. Ansari Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • N.K. Gupta Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi
Keywords: Oblique inpact, kpctvelocily, projectiles, ballistic limit, residual velocity, plates, aluminium plates, analytical model projectile velocity


Experiments were performed, wherein cylindrical projectiles made of hardened steel were impacted on commercially available aluminium plates at different angles. Projectiles were of 12.8 mm diameter and plates were of 0.81 mm, 1.52mm and 1.91mm thicknesses. Based on the experimental results, an analytical model has been developed to predict the residual velocity of the projectile and the ballistic limit of the plate.
How to Cite
Khan, W., Ansari, R., & Gupta, N. (2003). Oblique Impact of Projectile on Thin Aluminium Plates. Defence Science Journal, 53(2), 139-146. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.53.2138
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