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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 259458, 7 pages
Energy Dissipation and the High-Strain Rate Dynamic Response of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Ensembles Grown on Silicon Wafer Substrate
1Composite Structures and Nano-Engineering Research, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677, USA
2U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center—Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (ERDC-CERL), Champaign, IL 61821, USA
Received 14 March 2013; Revised 3 August 2013; Accepted 12 August 2013
Academic Editor: Teng Li
Copyright © 2013 P. Raju Mantena et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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