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Introduction to Hydrocodes : Volume 49 - Jonas Zukas

Introduction to Hydrocodes

Volume 49

Hardcover

Published: 20th January 2004
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A hydrocode refers to a computer program used for the study of the dynamic response of materials and structures to impulse (primary blast), impact (involving everything from car and aircraft collisions to impacts of space structures by assorted debris).
The understanding of hydrocodes requires knowledge of numerical methods in the code as well as a keen understanding of the physics of the problem being addressed. This can take many years to learn via codes. There are currently a number of titles addressing the physics of high pressure and high rate material but nothing introducing the novice to the fundamentals of this highly technical and complicated study. This title bridges the gap, bringing together the large body of literature, scattered through diverse journals, government and corporate reports and conference proceedings. As valuable as the text are the cited references and the combination will take years off the preparation time of future code users.
* Introduces complex physics essential for the understanding of hydrocodes
* Infused with over 30 years practical experience in the field
* Brings together a wide range of literature saving valuable research time

Dynamic Behavior of Materials and Structures
Wave Propagation and Impact
Shock Waves in Solids
Numerical Modeling of Fast
Transient Phenomena
How Does a Hydrocode Really Work?
Alternatives to Purely Lagrangian Computations
Experimental Methods for Material Behavior at High Strain Rates
Practical Aspects of Numerical Simulation of Dynamics Events
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ISBN: 9780080443485
ISBN-10: 0080443486
Series: Studies in Applied Mechanics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 20th January 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.91