Burst Height Distribution Computer. Volume I. User Manual
Final rept. Jan 1971-Jan 1972
BOOZ-ALLEN APPLIED RESEARCH INC EGLIN AFB FL
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The Burst Height Distribution BHD Program described in this report was designed to compute and display burst height distributions for munitions aerially delivered into forest environments. The program uses as input the source and terminal x, y, and Z coordinates and the average diameters of branches surveyed at actual forested sites, and the munitions travel along straight-line trajectories which are randomly selected. Burst heights are computed for those trajectories which encounter branches large enough to detonate the munition, and after 400 trajectories are examined 100 from each of four azimuth angles, the cumulative burst height distribution for the munition and elevation angle is computed, printed, and optionally punched as output. The computer program was specifically designed for the Control Data Corporation 6600 computer system at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
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