Accession Number : ADA256540


Title :   Instrumented Experiments Aboard the Frigate WOLF. Wolf II: Measurement Results of the 2 kg TNT Experiment in the Crew Aft Sleeping Compartment


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : PRINS MAURITS LABORATORIUM TNO RIJSWIJK (NETHERLANDS)


Personal Author(s) : Van de Kasteele, R M ; Verhagen, T L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a256540.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 69


Abstract : Within the framework of the research into the vulnerability of ships, an experimental investigation took place in 1989 aboard the frigate 'WOLF' of the 'Roofdierklasse' (PCE 1604 class') (Wolf, Phase II). In this report the recordings of an instrumented experiment in the crew aft sleeping compartment are presented. During this experiment, a non-fragmenting charge of 2 kg TNT was initiated. Frigates, Vulnerability, Experimental Investigation, TNT, Explosion Effects, Blast Measurement.


Descriptors :   *EXPLOSION EFFECTS , *FRIGATES , MEASUREMENT , TEMPERATURE , SHIPS , DAMAGE ASSESSMENT , BLAST , TNT , STRAIN GAGES , CREWS , VULNERABILITY , OVERPRESSURE , COMPARTMENTS


Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Explosions


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE