Accession Number:

ADA025381

Title:

A Theoretical and Experimental Thermal Analysis to Determine Wall Ratios for a 30mm Tactical Barrel

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL IL GENERAL THOMAS J RODMAN LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

A combined theoretical-experimental analysis procedure is presented in the determination of wall ratios for a 30mm tactical barrel. Preliminary efforts for this task were devoted to the design of a single-shot barrel fixture whereas, the current effort addresses the task of designing a barrel capable of withstanding prolonged automatic fire. The final result of this study is a recommended 30mm tactical barrel configuration based on thermal and pressure stress analyses for a prescribed firing schedule.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE