Accession Number : AD0440405


Title :   A METHOD FOR ESTIMATING DANGER AREAS DUE TO RICOCHETING PROJECTILES


Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Personal Author(s) : Dunn, D J ; Dotson, Jr, W D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/440405.pdf


Report Date : Feb 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 21


Abstract : The ricochet studies of Birkhoff and Hitchcock are summarized. A theory is developed for ricochet of projectiles off inclined planes, and this theory is applied to obtain a procedure for the estimation of danger areas due to ricocheting projectiles.


Descriptors :   *PROJECTILES , HAZARDS , DEFLECTION , MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS , SAFETY , EQUATIONS , RANGE(DISTANCE) , RANGES(FACILITIES) , RICOCHET


Subject Categories : Ballistics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE