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hypervelocity

(ˌhaɪpəvəˈlɒsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
(General Physics) an extremely high velocity
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Noun1.hypervelocity - excessive velocity; "the meteorites struck the earth with hypervelocity impacts"
speed, velocity - distance travelled per unit time
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To ensure that the combination of the SPH method, the particular discretization scheme, and the material models used in this study are suitable for the adequate modeling of hypervelocity fragmentation, a hypervelocity impact experiment was conducted and then compared with the results of the numerical modeling.
[6.] G S Guan, 'Hypervelocity Impact Characteristic Investigation of Spacecraft Space Debris Shield Configuration', Harbin Institute of Technology, 2006.
In the majority of our solar system, where yield signs and "right of way" statutes have yet to find widespread support, hypervelocity impacts between objects happen all the time.
For the extremely high relative velocity, the impact between space debris and spacecraft could be classified as hypervelocity impact, which is much different in physical phenomena compared to low-velocity and high-velocity impact.
This certainly indicates hypervelocity impact kill could be employed.
For the research on the projectile oblique hypervelocity impact on double honeycomb panel, we only embarked on the study the distribution of projectile debris cloud and the level of damage of honeycomb panel under a velocity (3.07 km/s) and three incidence angles (60[degrees], 45[degrees], and 30[degrees]) of projectile.
Felts, "Sand penetration: A near nose investigation of a sand penetration event," in Proceedings of the 12th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium, HVIS 2012, pp.
The generation and growth of fractures during a hypervelocity impact and the propagation of elastic-plastic waves are not yet sufficiently investigated.
As a model for meteoritic impacts in the early atmosphere, the researchers conducted hypervelocity impact experiments in which polycarbonate projectiles impact copper targets in very oxidizing nitrogen- oxygen-argon mixtures, which provide difficult conditions for organic synthesis.
Researchers at Sandia are turning to holography in an attempt to see what really happens during hypervelocity impact events.
Hypervelocity impact tests were performed to simulate micrometeoroid and orbital debris (MMOD) damage that can occur once the Shuttle is in orbit.