Accession Number : AD0469897


Title :   SOME AERODYNAMIC EFFECTS OF VARYING THE BODY LENGTH AND HEAD LENGTH OF A SPINNING PROJECTILE


Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,


Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Personal Author(s) : Dickinson, Elizabeth R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/469897.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 25


Abstract : Experimental results are presented on the effect, at supersonic velocities, on the drag coefficient, overturning moment coefficient, normal force coefficient and center of pressure, of varying the head length and body length of spinning projectiles.


Descriptors :   *PROJECTILES , AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS , AERODYNAMIC LOADING , BASE FLOW , CYLINDRICAL BODIES , DRAG , EXPERIMENTAL DATA , EXTERIOR BALLISTICS , FORCE(MECHANICS) , FREE FLIGHT TRAJECTORIES , MOMENTS , OGIVES , PRESSURE , SPIN STABILIZED AMMUNITION , SPINNING(MOTION) , SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS


Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE