Accession Number:

AD0749341

Title:

Effects of Strong Explosions - 4. (Soviet Literature Translations)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

Abstract:

English-language abstracts of 66 articles from Soviet technical literature on the effects of strong explosions, particularly nuclear explosions, and their simulation in the laboratory and in the field. The fourth in a series, this report covers articles mainly appearing in 1971 and early 1972. The abstracts are grouped under 13 headings, plus a miscellaneous category nuclear explosion effects, explosions in various media, shock waves in gases, shock waves in liquids, shock waves in solids, flow past bodies, ablation studies, high-pressure effects, electromagnetic field-plasma interaction, ionospheric effects, radiation damage, laser effects on materials, and mechano- electromagnetic effect.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE