Hypervelocity Impact Symposium Topics

HVIS 2007, the 10th symposium in a series, will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia, September 23-27, 2007. The technical session will be conducted at the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center located on the edge of Colonial Williamsburg.

All papers presented at the symposium will be published in a refereed volume of the International Journal of Impact Engineering. The symposium's proceedings are the major archival source of papers published in this field.

Topics include:

  • Hypervelocity Phenomenology Studies
  • High Velocity Launchers and Diagnostics
  • Spacecraft Meteoroid/Debris Shielding and Failure Analyses
  • Spacecraft Shielding
  • Spacecraft Studies Space Debris Environment
  • Material Response (including EOS)
  • Fracture and Fragmentation
  • High Velocity Penetration Mechanics and Target Response
  • Armor/Anti Armor
  • Impact and Penetration
  • Analytical and Numerical Techniques
  • Asteroid Impact and Planetary Defense Technology
  • Penetration Mechanics of Shaped Charges and Explosively Formed Penetrators

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