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Workshop - High Speed Testing

Warwick Manufacturing Group Catapult (WMG)
University of Warwick

July 2019

Organiser: Rob Wood, GOM UK

The event included discussions and presentations from industry experts around techniques for the measurement of strain in high rate testing.

Three areas that were covered involved the development of new materials for applications such as supersonic aerospace travel, infrastructure protection and automotive crash structures.


Introduction to WMG and WMG Catapult

Prof Jon King
Warwick Manufacturing Group
University of Warwick

Image-based inertial high strain rate tests

Prof Fabrice Pierron 
University of Southampton

High strain rate testing of lightweight materials, opportunities and challenges

Dr Richard Beaumont
WMG Centre, High Value Manufacturing Catapult
University of Warwick

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