Accession Number:

AD0676550

Title:

THE AUTOFRETTAGE PRINCIPLE AS APPLIED TO HIGH STRENGTH LIGHT WEIGHT GUN TUBES

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

WATERVLIET ARSENAL NY

Report Date:

1959-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

122.0

Abstract:

The objective of this program is the study of the autofrettage principle as applied to high strength thick-wall steel cylinders of intermediate diameter ratio and the development of the design criteria and procedures for the application of autofrettage to light weight gun tube design and fabrication.

Subject Categories:

  • Fabrication Metallurgy
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE