Accession Number:

ADA043708

Title:

Measurements of Dynamic Friction Between Rock and Steel

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

SYSTEMS SCIENCE AND SOFTWARE LA JOLLA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-10-25

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

Instrumentation has been developed for measuring frictional forces at high velocities between rock samples and the outer rim of a rotating steel wheel. The instrumentation has been used to determine sliding friction values for volcanic tuff, wet and dry sandstone, limestone, grout, bronze and teflon.

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE