The equations of motion for an explosively loaded infinite plate with stiffness are derived. The structural response of this plate is compared to that of an explosively loaded infinite plate without stiffness. The effect of stiffness on water cavitation and plate displacement is determined.
Issue Section:Brief Notes
Topics:Approximation, Shock waves, Stiffness, Waves, Cavitation, Displacement, Equations of motion, Water
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