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High-powered ultrasonic penetrators in granular material

Firstbrook, DG, Harkness, P and Gao, Y (2014) High-powered ultrasonic penetrators in granular material AIAA SPACE 2014 Conference and Exposition.

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This work investigates the effects of high-powered ultrasonics in granular material. The aim is to facilitate penetration in granular material in low-mass/ low-gravity environments. The results show that the weight on bit requirement for penetration is significantly reduced on application of direct ultrasonic vibration, especially in high relative density substrates.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Surrey research (other units)
Authors :
Firstbrook, DG
Harkness, P
Date : 1 January 2014
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 13:22
Last Modified : 24 Jan 2020 23:51

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