Accession Number:

AD0266363

Title:

The Diesel-Powered Ballistic Centrifuge

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HERCULES POWDER CO CUMBERLAND MD ALLEGANY BALLISTICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE