Accession Number:

AD0296587

Title:

THEORETICAL STUDY OF THE BLAST FIELD OF ARTILLERY WITH MUZZLE BRAKES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

114.0

Abstract:

A means is described for computing the peak static and peak dynamic overpressures of the shock wave generated by an artillery piece with muzzle brake as a function of position within the crew area. Computed results are compared with recent experimental results and indicate a favorable agreement.

Subject Categories:

  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE