Accession Number:

AD0270170

Title:

PERFORMANCE OF A SMALL TWO-STAGE, LIGHT-GAS GUN USED FOR IMPACT TESTING

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Corporate Author:

ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AIR FORCE STATION TENN

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Report Date:

1962-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The performance of a small, two-stage, lightgas model launcher used for high velocity impact testing is estimated for the practical range of operating variables. Hydrogen and helium are compared as propellants. The effects of powder charge, piston weight, and pump tube gas charge pressure are shown. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE