Accession Number:

ADA089258

Title:

Stress Analysis of 155mm Towed Howitzer XM198, Serial Numbers 3 through 10 - Cradle.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WEAPONS COMMAND ROCK ISLAND IL GENERAL THOMAS J RODMAN LAB

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

A stress analysis of the cradle of the 155mm Howitzer, XM198, has been performed by the Research Directorate, Weapons Laboratory WECOM. The calculations of the stresses for the weapons with serial numbers 3 through 10, are given in the Technical Note. Standard stress analysis techniques were used throughout the study. The cradle can withstand the loads that are anticipated in the firing of the weapon. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Guns
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE