Accession Number : AD0427102


Title :   EFFECT OF A BARE EXPLOSIVE AGAINST A METAL PLATE,


Corporate Author : PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER N J AMMUNITION ENGINEERING DIRECTORATE


Personal Author(s) : Kravitz,Sidney ; Wiesenfeld,Louis


Report Date : Nov 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 8


Abstract : A semi-rational formula is developed for measuring the effects of a bare explosive against a metal plate. A comparison with an experiment shows good agreement. The purpose of this report is to derive a simple formula to predict the relative effect of a given explosive against beams of different dimensions and different materials. (Author)


Descriptors :   *EXPLOSION EFFECTS , METALS , MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION , BEAMS(STRUCTURAL) , DEFORMATION , EQUATIONS , LEAST SQUARES METHOD , CURVE FITTING , PETN


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE