Accession Number:

AD0234998

Title:

THE EFFECT OF ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE ON THE REFLECTED IMPULSE FROM AIR BLAST WAVES

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1960-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

The authors report measurements of reflected pulses in air blast waves generated by explosive spheres up to one pound in weight detonated under reduced ambient pressures simulating altitudes up to 100,000 ft 8 mm of mercury. Analysis reveals that the data scale according to Sachs law.

Subject Categories:

  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE