Accession Number:

ADA031996

Title:

A Review of the Analyses of Hydrodynamic Ram

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Aug 73-Sep 74

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT DYNAMICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

179.0

Abstract:

Analytical models applicable to hydrodynamic ram studies are reviewed. These include Stepka and Morses observations of shock formation, Yurkovichs analysis of the shock, and Lundstroms analysis of the fluid drag pressures. Several approaches to the wall analysis are also reviewed these include Chous use of the method of characteristics, and Balls adaptation of piston theory. Finally, damage reduction methods are also discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Ballistics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE