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Testing of body armor materials, phase III

Publisher: Washington, District of Columbia : National Academies Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Online-ausgView all editions and formats
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Introduction -- Overview of body armor -- Historical basis for current body armor testing -- Clay and backing materials -- Instrumentation and procedures for measuring an indent in a clay backing material -- Statistical considerations in body armor testing -- Helmet testing -- Medical basis for future body armor testing -- Future improvements in testing methodology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780309256001 0309256003 0309255996 9780309255998
OCLC Number: 894730601
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (362 Seiten)) : Illustrationen
Contents: 1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Overview of Body Armor; 5 3 Historical Basis for Current Body Armor Testing; 6 4 Clay and Backing Materials; 7 5 Instrumentation and Procedures for Measuring an Indent in a Clay Backing Material; 8 6 Statistical Considerations in Body Armor Testing; 9 7 Helmet Testing; 10 8 Medical Basis for Future Body Armor Testing; 11 9 Future Improvements in Testing Methodology; 12 Appendix A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members; 13 Appendix B Committee Meetings; 14 Appendix C Additional Phase III Tasks; 15 Appendix D Report Sections Cross-Referenced to the Statement of Task; 16 Appendix E Ballistic Body Armor Insert Composition and Defeat Mechanisms; 17 Appendix F Committee Responses to the Government Accountability Office Report; 18 Appendix G Determining the Necessary Level of Precision for Body Armor Testing; 19 Appendix H Statistical Tolerance Bounds; 20 Appendix I Analytical Approaches for Comparing Test Protocols; 21 Appendix J Contemporary Methods for Assessing Behind-Armor Blunt Trauma in Live Animals; 22 Appendix K Phase I Findings; 23 Appendix L Phase II Recommendations; 24 Appendix M Estimating the Accuracy and Precision of the Digital Caliper and Faro Laser
Responsibility: Committee on Testing of Body Armor Materials for Use by the U.S. Army-Phase III, Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Abstract:

Introduction -- Overview of body armor -- Historical basis for current body armor testing -- Clay and backing materials -- Instrumentation and procedures for measuring an indent in a clay backing material -- Statistical considerations in body armor testing -- Helmet testing -- Medical basis for future body armor testing -- Future improvements in testing methodology.

Appendices: Biographical sketches of committee members -- Committee meetings -- Additional phase III tasks -- Report sections cross-referenced to the statement of task -- Ballistic body armor insert composition and defeat mechanisms -- Committee responses to the government accountability office report -- Determining the necessary level of precision for body army testing -- Statistical tolerance bounds -- Analytical approaches for comparing test protocols -- Contemporary methods for assessing behind-armor blunt trauma in live animals -- Phase I findings -- Phase II recommendations -- Estimating the accuracy and precision of the digital caliper and faro laser.

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