Accession Number:

AD0469918

Title:

HYPERVELOCITY IMPACT: DEPENDENCE OF CRATER DIMENSIONS ON IMPACT VELOCITY

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Craters in copper and lead, produced by hypervelocity impact, have been measured and the dimensions correlated with impact velocity. The results indicate that craters scale with about the 1.7 power of velocity, in agreement with computer physics results based upon hydrodynamic calculations.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE