Accession Number:

AD0767662

Title:

Effects of Strong Explosions. 6. (Soviet Literature Translations)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

The effects of strong explosions, particularly nuclear explosions, and their simulation under laboratory and field conditions involve a very broad range of phenomena and parameters such as high temperatures, pressures, electromagnetic energy densities, interaction of energy with materials, shock waves in gases, liquids, and solids, and, in general, events occurring under conditions of a high degree of mechanical, thermal, and radiation stress. The series of Rand Reports of which this is the sixth to be published covers a variety of the pertinent topics as they are reflected in the currently available Soviet literature, by supplying abstracts from and summaries of the scientific and technological publications of the USSR. Topics discussed include Shock waves, and explosions in gases shock waves in solids shock waves in liquids interaction of shock waves with solids high-speed flow past bodies reentry shielding atmospheric physics laser simulation and related effects exploding wires electrical discharges plasma dynamics equations of state properties of composite materials and, soil mechanics.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE