Accession Number:

ADA003817

Title:

Engineering Design Handbook. Explosions in Air. Part One

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-07-15

Pagination or Media Count:

288.0

Abstract:

This handbook includes chapters on general phenomenology, air blast theory, blast scaling, computational methods, air blast experimentation, compiled blast data, air blast transducers, instrumentation systems, photography of air blast waves, and data reduction methods. It is illustrated by many figures and graphs. Specifically excluded from this handbook are classified aspects of air blast technology, laboratory applications such as shock tubes, and response of structures to blast loading. These topics are presented in Explosions in Air, Part Two, AMCP 706-182S.

Subject Categories:

  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE