Accession Number : ADA548639


Title :   BOOM: A Computer-Aided Engineering Tool for Exterior Ballistics of Smart Projectiles


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 2009-2011


Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Personal Author(s) : Costello, Mark ; Rogers, Jonathan


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a548639.pdf


Report Date : Jun 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 78


Abstract : This report documents the theory and use of the BOOM computer program. BOOM is an exterior ballistics simulation program specifically designed to predict atmospheric flight of smart projectiles. The software contains a projectile dynamic model coupled to an open structure flight control system. The code can be run on PC, Unix, or Mac systems.


Descriptors :   *AEROBALLISTICS , *PROJECTILES , *SIMULATION , CODING , COMPUTER APPLICATIONS , COMPUTER PROGRAMS , DYNAMICS , EXTERIOR BALLISTICS , THEORY , TRAJECTORIES


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Ballistics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE