Study on the fragmentation of shells

  title={Study on the fragmentation of shells},
  author={Falk K. Wittel and Ferenc Kun and Bernd H. Kr{\"o}plin and Hans J. Herrmann},
  journal={International Journal of Fracture},
Fragmentation can be observed in nature and in everyday life on a wide range of length scales and for all kinds of technical applications. Most studies on dynamic failure focus on the behaviour of bulk systems in one, two and three dimensions under impact and explosive loading, showing universal power law behaviour of fragment size distribution. However, hardly any studies have been devoted to fragmentation of shells. We present a detailed experimental and theoretical study on the fragmentation… 
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