Accession Number:

ADA083299

Title:

Simplified Determination of Retardation for Kinetic Energy Projectiles.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Correspondence between experimental and analytical determinations of retardation is demonstrated for a particular flight projectile. The predictive model requires only the projectile physical dimensions and mass and presumes a linear drag coefficient characteristic.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE