Accession Number:

AD0651041

Title:

EVALUATION OF NEW SELF-RECORDING AIR BLAST INSTRUMENTATION: PROJECT 1.3B OPERATION SNOW BALL

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

98.0

Abstract:

The report presents a description and evaluation of experimental self-recording pressure-time gages and triaxial accelerometers tested during Operation Snowball, an air blast experiment conducted at Suffield Experimental Station, Alberta, Canada. Values of shock overpressure, duration of positive phase of the shock wave, and impulse derived from the records of these gages are compared to graphs of similar parameters plotted from measurements obtained by Project 1.1 which was responsible for making primary measurements of the air blast parameters.

Subject Categories:

  • Recording and Playback Devices
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE