Accession Number:

ADA018727

Title:

Application of Filament Winding to Cannon and Cannon Components. Part II. Residual Stress Analysis

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

WATERVLIET ARSENAL NY

Report Date:

1975-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

109.0

Abstract:

The feasibility of utilizing high strength steel wire filaments for lightweight composite gun tubes has been demonstrated in Watervliet Arsenal Technical Report WVT-7205. This study investigates the variation in gun tube strength due to the residual stresses introduced during the filament winding operation. Four composite test specimens of 106mm caliber have been designed, fabricated, and tested for residual stress studies. Graphical outputs are included to show correlation between theory and experiments.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE