Accession Number:

AD0867762

Title:

Hypervelocity Impact Damage in Cadmium Targets

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 1 Apr-3 Sep 1969

Corporate Author:

MDDONNELL DOUGLAS ASTRONAUTICS CO-WEST SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

Quantitative information on hypervelocity impact dynamics was obtained from 30 shots. Cadmium spheres projected at a velocity of 25,000 fps impacted against multiplate targets. Instrumentation used during the test includes five channels of flash X rays, high-speed framing camera, model detectors, impact pressure probes, laser stress-wave sensors, and photostress analyzer. However, data from the pressure measurements and the stress-wave analysis are not included in this report. Some preliminary conclusions made from the test and a few remarks on the experimental techniques are included in this report.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE