Accession Number:

AD0668675

Title:

ANALYSIS OF THE SENSITIVITY OF EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS TO INITIATION BY IMPACT, VARIOUS STATISTICAL METHODS

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ FELTMAN RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Various statistical methods are presented for the analysis of explosive sensitivity test data. The Karber, Probit, chi-squared, and Bruceton methods are presented. Criteria are developed for choice of the most suitable methods for reaching decisions about relative changes in, absolute values of, and predictability of the sensitivity of explosive materials.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE