Accession Number:

ADA059940

Title:

Quick Estimates of Peak Overpressure from Two Simultaneous Blast Waves

Descriptive Note:

Topical rept. Oct-Dec 1977

Corporate Author:

R AND D ASSOCIATES MARINA DEL REY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

Several simple approximations to the peak overpressure between two interacting simultaneous blast waves are explored and compared to the LAMB approximation method for multibursts. The best estimates suggest about a 30 10-50 increase in line-target coverage over that covered by two nonsimultaneous bursts. Coverage is restricted to strong shocks Delta-P 100 psi.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE