ISSN (print) 1995-2732
ISSN (online) 2412-9003



The high-strain-rate method of materials for dynamic strength investigations under micro and sub-microsecond durations of shock loads on the base of electrical explosion of conductors have been developed. The experimental investigations of dynamic properties for bulk metallic glass on the base of Ti and Zr under shock loads of sub-microsecond duration (~0.5-0.7 μs) in the pressure range up to 12 GPa have been carried out. The values of Hugoniot elastic limit (HEL) and spall strength for these amorphous alloys have been received. The Hugoniot shock adiabat parameters were determined in the space Ush - up. The result of microstructure analysis of saved specimens revealed areas of recrystallization.


bulk metallic glass, shock load, electrical explosion of conductors, dynamic strength, Hugoniot elastic limit, spall strength.


Atroshenko S.A. Institute for Problems of Mechanical Engineering, Russian Academy of Science, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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