Accession Number:

AD0681941

Title:

PROJECT ZULU II: LABORATORY-SCALE ROW-CHARGE CRATERING SERIES.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER NUCLEAR CRATERING GROUP LIVERMORE CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

133.0

Abstract:

Sixteen row-charge cratering experiments using 1-pound charges of C-4 were conducted by the U. S. Army Nuclear Cratering Group at the University of California Lawrence Radiation Laboratorys Site 300. The cratering medium used for these experiments was a carefully controlled, moist, compacted sand. The purpose of these experiments was to investigate the formation phenomenology and crater geometry of a single row of explosive charges. The spacing between individual charges within the row, the depth of burst of the charges, and the row-connection designs were varied to evaluate the effect of these parameters on the resulting row crater configuration. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE