Accession Number:

ADA009716

Title:

Analysis of Flow and Heat Transfer in Small Arms

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Nov 1973-1 Apr 1975

Corporate Author:

VILLANOVA UNIV PA DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

85.0

Abstract:

A computer model of the pressure distribution and flow characteristics in small arms barrels has been developed. This model shows the sensitivity of the pressure history and launch velocity of surface concentration density of deterrent, flame front velocity, and projectile base heating.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE