Accession Number:

AD0269090

Title:

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ELECTRIC SPARK DISCHARGES IN MIXTURES OF HIGH- EXPLOSIVE AND ALUMINUM POWDERS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-08-25

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

A method is described for obtaining the average resistance of a spark discharging through a granular conductive mix in a non-oscillating discharge system. The spark resistance is a linear function of the spark gap width for a given electrode arrangement. The resistance is relatively independent of the density of the mix over the range 0.7 to 0.9 ohm.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE