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Unformatted text preview: REYERSON UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING MEC 825 Mechanical Design Interim Project Report Friday, Feb. 16 th , 2007 Design of a Bulletproof Vest MANK Engineering Consultants 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction............3 2. Methodology..5 3. Literature Review & Background Research 1. Dupont Kevlar 29/49/149.....7 2. Dyneema Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Fiber ...8 3. Honeywell International Inc. - Spectra Fibers .8 4. CoorsTek, Inc. - Boron Carbide Plates ............9 5. U.S. Military Interceptor Body Armor Aluminum Oxide Plates .10 4. Revised Timeline 1. Milestone Timeline..10 2. Gantt chart...13 5. References.14 6. Appendix...16 List of Figures 1. Figure 1 Typical Properties of KEVLAR 29 and 49 yarns [1] .16 2. Figure 2 Comparative Properties of KEVLAR vs. other yarns [1] ..17 3. Figure 3 Effect of Elevated Temperatures on the Tensile Strength of KEVLAR 29 [1] .17 4. Figure 4 Comparative Effect of Elevated Temperatures on the Modulus of Various Yarns [1] ..18 5. Figure 5: Boron Carbide used for Dragon Skin body armor [4] .....................................18 6. Figure 6: Deltoid and Axillary Protectors (DAP) [5] ..18 7. Figure 7 Boron Carbide Compound [15] ......................................................................19 8. Figure 8 Honeywell Spectra Fibers [12] ...19 9. Figure 9: Area density of ceramic composite systems [14] .....19 List of Tables 1. Table 1: Performance requirements of various levels of protection for body armor.........6 2. Table 2: Desired Material Properties for Bulletproof Vest ...7 3. Table 3: Summary of properties for Kevlar ..7 4. Table 4: Properties of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Fiber 8 5. Table 5: Properties of Spectra Fiber .9 Table 5: Properties of Spectra Fiber ....
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