The Diesel-Powered Ballistic Centrifuge
HERCULES POWDER CO CUMBERLAND MD ALLEGANY BALLISTICS LAB
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A description is given of the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory ballistic centrifuge which is used in ballistic and physical testing of rockets and rocket components. Certain flight conditions are simulated by centrifuging a rocket either ignited or unignited. Depending upon the size of the rocket or component being tested, forces up to 55 g can be applied.
- Reciprocating and Rotating Engines