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26th International Symposium on BALLISTICS

Miami, FL

12 – 16 September 2011


Agenda

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

 

Keynote Address:

·       An Overview of Analyzing Firearm, Tool Mark and Impression Evidence at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Mr. Gabriel A. Hernandez, Criminalist Supervisor, Miami-Dade Police Department

 

GENERAL SESSION CHAIRED BY ZHONGYUAN WANG & GORDON JOHNSON

·       11826 - Analyzing Lubrication’s Contribution to Cartridge Case Failure, Mr. Mark Minisi, USA

·       11946 - Reinforced Dense High-Explosive Fills for Gun Launch, Mr. Michael Minnicino, USA

·       11892 - Modeling of Fabric Impact with High-Speed Imaging and Nickel-Chromium Wires Validation, Dr. Sidney Chocron, USA; Mr. Trenton Kirchdoerfer, Ms. Nikki King, Dr. Christopher Freitas

·       11981 - Pressure Effects in an Enclosed Volume Due to EFP Impact, Mr. Jo Hagness Kiran, Norway

 

EXTERIOR BALLISTICS - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY MARC GIRAUD & ED SCHMIDT

·       11803 - Preliminary Testing of a 2-Fin Flechette, Mr. Ilmars Celmins, USA; Mr. Gregory S. Oberlin

·       11835 - Numerical Investigation of Lateral Jet Interaction on a Fin-Stabilized Projectile, Dr. James DeSpirito, USA

·       11894 - Predicting the Dynamic Stability of Small-Caliber Ammunition, Dr. Sidra I. Silton, USA; Mr. Bradley E. Howell

·       11957 - An Automated Visual Scoring Algorithm for Assessing Gunfire Accuracy, Dr. Chris Weiland, USA; Mr. John F. Busic, Dr. Jon J. Yagla

·       11996 - Free-Flight Motion Analysis Based on Shock-Tunnel Experiments, Mr. Pierre Wey, France; Dr. Friedrich Seiler, Dr. Julio Srulijes, Mrs. Myriam Bastide, Mr. Bastien Martinez

·       12015 - Extended Range of 155mm Projectile Using an Improvised Base Bleed Unit: Simulations and Evaluation, Dr. Ing Nils Kubberud, Norway; Dr. Ing Ivar Øye

 

TERMINAL BALLISTICS & IMPACT PHYSICS - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY MATHIAS WICKERT & CHARLIE ANDERSON

·       11487 - Development of a Novel Ceramic Armor System: Analysis and Test, Dr. David L. Hunn, USA; Dr. Sang J. Lee

·       12030 - Visualization and Analysis of Impact Damage in Sapphire, Mr. Elmar Strassburger, Germany; Dr. James W. McCauley, Dr. Parimal Patel

 

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

 

 

EXPLOSION MECHANICS - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY ANDREAS HELTE & DAVID LAMBERT

·       11755 - Perforator with Energetic Liner, Mr. David Davison, USA; Mr. Dan Pratt

·       11778 - Is Higher Detonation Velocity Needed for Shaped-Charges?, Dr. Meir Mayseless, Israel; Eitan Hirsch, Bill W. Harvey, J.E. Backofen

·       12056 - Glass as a Shaped Charge Liner Material, Dr. Ernest Baker, USA; Mr. Arthur Daniels, Mr. Tan Vuong, Mr. James Pham, S. DeFisher

·       12019 - A Novel Technology for Switchable Modes Warheads, Dr. Werner A. Arnold, Germany, M. Graswald, E. Rottenkolber

·       11897 - The Potential of FOX-7 in Insensitive Munition Design, Dr. Ian G. Cullis, UK; Mr. Richard Townsley

 

TERMINAL BALLISTICS & IMPACT PHYSICS - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY DANNY YAZIV & WILLIAM GOOCH

·       11917 - Effects of EFP Solidity in Terminal Ballistics, Mr. Ho Soo Kim, South Korea; Dr. Werner Arnold, Dr. Thomas Hartmann, Mr. Ernst Rottenkolber, Dr. Andreas Klavzar

·       12025 - An Experimental and Numerical Study of Ballistic Impacts on a Turbine Casing Material at Varying Temperatures, Dr. Francisco Gálvez, Spain; Mr. Borja Erice, Dr. David Cendón, Dr. Vicente Sánchez-Gálvez, Dr. Tore Borvik

·       12048 - The Penetration Process of Jets and Long Rods in Water,  Dr. Dan Yaziv, Israel; Meir Mayseless, Zvi Cooper, Yehiel Reifen, Eitan Hirsch

 

INTERIOR BALLISTICS - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY CLIVE WOODLEY & JONATHAN JABLONSKI

·       11495 - Modeling the Internal Ballistics of Lightweight Plastic Driving Band Projectiles, Mr. Clive R. Woodley, UK

·       11782 - Burning Behavior of Gun Propellants Under the Influence of Pressure Oscillations – Theoretical Background and Simulation, Mr. Klaus-Achim Kratzsch, Germany

·       11940 - Multidimensional Interior Ballistics Modeling with Extensions to Igniter Design and Operation, Dr. Michael Nusca, USA

 

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

 

 

EXPLOSION MECHANICS CHAIRED BY MARKUS GRASWALD & WILLIAM WALTERS

·       11770 - The Trouble with TNT Equivalence, Mr. Paul M. Locking, UK

·       11926 - Effect of Set Up Parameters of Landmine Blast Over Transferred Energy to a Rigid Body: Experimental and Computational Study,  Dr. Juan P. Casas Rodriguez, Colombia; Jose A. Hoyos Uribe, Victor H. Bastidas Poveda

·       12006 - Experimental Studies of Scalable Effects Warhead Technologies, Dr. Markus Graswald, Germany; Dr. Werner Arnold

·       11948 - Results and Analysis from Mine Impulse Experiments Using Stereo-Digital Image Correlation, Mr. Craig Barker, USA; Douglas Howle, Terry Holdren, Jeffrey Koch, Raquel Ciappi

·       12036 - An Investigation of Aerosolization and Associated Phenomena Resulting from the Detonation of Explosives, Mr. Luke S. Lebel, Canada; Mr. Patrick Brousseau, Dr. Lorne Erhardt, Dr. William S. Andrews

 

LAUNCH DYNAMICS - ASHE AUDITORIUMCHAIRED BY NICHOLAS BRUNO & DON CARLUCCI

·       11764 - Inclusion of Rifling and Variable Centerline in Gun Tubes for Enhanced Modeling of Launch Dynamics, Mr. Charles Eichhorst, USA; Dr. William H. Drysdale, Mr. Michael Minnicino, Mr. David A. Hopkins

·       11937 - 5.56mm M855 Accuracy and Jump Measurements, Mr. Ilmars Celmins, USA

·       12029 - Modeling of the Dynamics of a 40 mm Gun and Ammunition System During Firing, Mr. Nicolas Eches, France; Mr. Didier Cosson, Mr. Quentin Lambert, Mr. André Langlet

·       12062 - Characterization of a Potting Material for Gun Launch, Dr. Aisha Haynes, USA; Dr. Jennifer Cordes

·       12063 - Gun Launch Dynamics of Pyrotechnic Materials, Dr. Aisha Haynes, USA; Mr. Justin John, Mr. Anthony Sherwood

 

INTERIOR BALLISTICS - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY PAUL LOCKING & MICHAEL NUSCA

·       11956 - Detailed Ballistic Performance Characterization of 120-mm Mortar System with Different Flash Tube Configurations, Dr. Kenneth Kuo, USA; Dr. Eric Boyer, Mr. Heath T. Martin

·       11441 - The Numerical Optimization of the Novel Kinetic Energy Penetrator for Tank Guns, Dr. Mariusz Magier, Poland

·       12024 - A Numerical Tool for Evaluating Solid Propellants Ignition Models, Mr. Christophe Boulnois, France; Dr. Camille Strozzi, Dr. Amar Bouchama, Pr. Philippe Gillard

·       11494 - Modeling the Effects of Non-Gaseous Igniter Combustion Products on the Ignition of Gun Propellants, Mr. Clive R. Woodley, UK

·       11945 - Modeling Explosive Cladding of Metallic Liners to Gun Tubes, Mr. Jack M. Pincay, USA; Dr. Ernest L. Baker, Mr. David G. Pfau

·       12080 - Finite Element Modeling of Primer Impact to Understand the Dynamics of Misfires, Mr. Mark D. Lee, USA

 

VULNERABILITY - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY PHILIP CUNNIFF & HO SOO KIM

·       11794 - Survivability Evaluation of Blast Mitigation Seats for Armored Vehicles, Dr. Ming Cheng, Canada; Mr. Doug Bueley, Dr. Jean-Philippe Dionne, Dr. Aris Makris

·       11991 - Attenuation of a Blast Wave Through Cranial Bone,  Dr. Amy C. Courtney, USA; Dr. Michael W. Courtney

·       12040 - DESCENT Modeling in Rotorcraft Vulnerability Assessment, Mr. Andrew W. Drysdale, USA; Dr. Matthew Floros

·       12065 - Ammunition and Weapon Effects in Confined Operational Urban Theatre in the Vicinity of Own Troops, Mr. Theo Verhagen, The Netherlands; Mr. Martin v.d. Voorde

 

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

 

 

TERMINAL BALLISTICS & IMPACT PHYSICS - ASHE AUDITORIUM CHAIRED BY JAMES WALKER & PIERRE CHANTERET

·       11776 - Penetration of Rigid Rods into Sand, Dr. Stephan Bless, USA; W. Cooper, K. Wantawabi

·       11997 - Blast Response Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Slabs: Experimental Procedure and Numerical Simulation, Mr. Gustavo Morales-Alonso, Spain; Dr. David A. Cendón, Dr. Francisco Gálvez, Mr. Borja Erice, Prof. Dr. Vicente Sánchez-Gálvez

·       12035 - Effect of Frictions on the Ballistic Performance of a 3D Warp Interlock Fabric: Numerical Analysis,  Mr. Cuong Ha-Minh, France; Dr. François Boussu, Dr. Toufik Kanit, Dr. David Crépin, Prof. Abdellatif Imad

·       12055 - Why Impacted Yarns Break at Lower Speed than Classical Theory Predicts, Dr. James D. Walker, USA; Dr. Sidney Chocron

·       12067 - Unusual Transverse Compression Response of Non-Woven Ballistic Laminates, Dr. Brian R. Scott, USA

·       12108 - Protection of Light Armours Against Shaped Charge Projectiles, Prof. Adam Wisniewski, Poland

 

GENERAL SESSION CHAIRED BY KLAUS THOMA & JACK PINCAY

·       12095 - AMRDEC Lethality Modeling and Simulation Methodologies for Aerial Targets, Mrs. Dedra C. Moore, USA; Mr. Dustin Clark, Mr. Brent Deerman

·       11730 - Development of Blast Enhanced Explosive for an Anti-Structure Warhead, Mr. Hendrik Lips, Germany

·       11865 - Measurement of Blast Reflected Overpressure at Small Charge Standoff with Tourmaline-Based Piezoelectric Transducers, Dr. Roger L. Veldman, USA; Dr. Mark W. Nansteel, Dr. Charles Chen

 

Dr. Manfred Held Memorial Presentation

 

Presentation of Awards

 

Presentation of the 27th International Symposium on Ballistics Freiburg, Germany

 

Hypervelocity Impact Symposium 2012



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