Accession Number:

AD0420605

Title:

THE HYDRODYNAMICS OF AN EXPLOSION

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-09-12

Pagination or Media Count:

349.0

Abstract:

The problem of external forces and problems involving the action of an explosion on a structure are investigated. These problems are of interest to engineers, designers, and scientific workers. The following 4 studies were made 1. General Laws Governing the Propagation of Shock Waves, 2. Explosion in an Unbounded Medium, 3. Simplest Boundary Problems of Explosion Theory, and 4. Principal Aspects of the Problem of External Forces in the Case of Aerial and Underwater Explosions.

Subject Categories:

  • Explosions
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE