Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

A model for calculating the erosion of a composite material

  • 37 Accesses

  • 1 Citations


We generalize experimental data and present a model for calculating the erosion of some composite materials subject to impact by solid particles.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Literature cited

  1. 1.

    R. J. Eichelberger and J. H. Kineke, Jr., “Hypervelocity impact,” in: Short-Time Physics, Springer-Verlag, Vienna (1967), pp. 659–692.

  2. 2.

    L. V. Leont'ev, “On the shape of craters formed during high velocity impact,” Kosm. Issled.,14, No. 2 (1976).

  3. 3.

    J. F. Vedder and J. -C. Mandeville, “Microcraters formed in glass by projectiles of various densities,” J. Geophys. Res.,79, 3247–3256 (1974).

  4. 4.

    Yu. V. Polezhaev and F. B. Yurevich, Heat Shield [in Russian], Énergiya, Moscow (1976).

  5. 5.

    W. Goldsmith, “Impact: the collision of solids,” Appl. Mech. Rev.,16, 855–866 (1963).

  6. 6.

    A. T. Bazilevskii and B. A. Ivanov, “A survey of progress in the mechanics of crater formation,” in: Mechanics. New Developments in Foreign Science [in Russian], Vol. 12, A. Yu. Ishlinskii and G. G. Chernyi (editors), Mir, Moscow (1977).

  7. 7.

    I. P. Vereshchagin, V. I. Levitov, G. Z. Mirzabekyan, and M. M. Pashin, Fundamentals of Electrogasdynamic Disperse Systems [in Russian], Énergiya, Moscow (1974).

  8. 8.

    G. P. Tilly, Wear,14, No. 1, 63–79 (1969).

  9. 9.

    G. P. Tilly and W. Soge, Wear,16, No. 6, 447 (1970).

  10. 10.

    S. S. Solntsev and E. M. Morozov, Fracture of Glass [in Russian], Mashinostroenie, Moscow (1978).

Download references

Additional information

Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 395–404, September, 1979.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Polezhaev, Y.V., Romanchenkov, V.P., Chirkov, I.V. et al. A model for calculating the erosion of a composite material. Journal of Engineering Physics 37, 1011–1018 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00861671

Download citation


  • Experimental Data
  • Statistical Physic
  • Composite Material
  • Solid Particle