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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2017, Article ID 7218482, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7218482
Research Article

Fragmentation of Millimeter-Size Hypervelocity Projectiles on Combined Mesh-Plate Bumpers

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, E2-327 EITC, 75A Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 5V6

Correspondence should be addressed to Aleksandr Cherniaev; ac.abotinamu@veainrehc.rdnaskela

Received 29 March 2017; Accepted 12 July 2017; Published 16 August 2017

Academic Editor: Laszlo Toth

Copyright © 2017 Aleksandr Cherniaev and Igor Telichev. 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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