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  1. Body Armor By Kevin Renner

  2. Introduction • Every civilization has had developed some sort of armor • But it’s purpose has remained unchanged

  3. Globalization 1.0 • We start to see stronger Metals. • A lot of drawbacks • Heavy • Poor visibility

  4. Globalization 2.0 • Focus on armored vehicles • Ships – French 1859, La Glorie • Trains • Tanks-English Mark I in WWI

  5. Globalization 3.0 • Two types of Armor of 21 century • Ballistic cloth • Kevlar and Spectra • Ceramic or Metal plates • Dragon skin

  6. 50?

  7. Classification

  8. Classification Contin.

  9. Shear-thickening Fluid • Colloid that forms hydroclusters • Made of Silica (sand and quartz) and polyethylene glycol • 2 or 3 milliseconds upon impact • Increase density by 20% • 3.5 times stronger than Kevlar

  10. Magnetorheological Fluid/ MR • Also in dampen impact of car shock absorbers, bridges and prosthetic limbs • Redistributes Iron molecules to magnetic interference • Stab Resistant • Will need electricity to activate

  11. Watch out Mario!!!

  12. Links • http://www.sciencentral.com/articles/view.php3?type=article&article_id=218392807 • http://science.howstuffworks.com/liquid-body-armor.htm

  13. Images http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cd/British_Mark_IV_Tadpole_tank.jpg http://www.webdonuts.com/comics/2009-08-21-Under-Armor.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mycenaean_armour_1400BC.jpg http://www.shirt80.com/images/small/Nintendo_Mario_Bullet-Belt_Buckle-link.jpg http://www.theage.com.au/ffximage/2007/09/12/mario300_narrowweb__300x392,0.jpg http://science.howstuffworks.com/liquid-body-armor1.htm