Accession Number:

ADA024378

Title:

Design Study of a Suppressive Structure for a Melt Loading Operation

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TX

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of a design study for a structure to suppress blast and fragment effects from detonation of a large quantity of Comp B explosive in a melt kettle. A number of design concepts were evaluated, and a specific configuration recommended. Relatively detailed design drawings were prepared.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE