Accession Number:

AD0296388

Title:

TRANSLATIONAL EFFECTS OF AIR BLAST FROM HIGH EXPLOSIVES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LOVELACE FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ALBUQUERQUE NM

Report Date:

1962-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

The results of a theoretical study concerning computed velocity, displacement, and acceleration as functions of time for a variety of objects exposed to blast waves with 12 maximum overpressures ranging from 1 to 20 atm are presented. Although all computations were made for 1 ton of high explosives burst in free air, the results may be readily scaled to lower or higher yields and to surface bursts. The translated objects, or missiles, are identified in this study by their acceleration coefficients which range from 0. 01 to 6.0 sq ftlb.

Subject Categories:

  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE