Accession Number:

AD0440405

Title:

A METHOD FOR ESTIMATING DANGER AREAS DUE TO RICOCHETING PROJECTILES

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The ricochet studies of Birkhoff and Hitchcock are summarized. A theory is developed for ricochet of projectiles off inclined planes, and this theory is applied to obtain a procedure for the estimation of danger areas due to ricocheting projectiles.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE