Accession Number:

ADA141851

Title:

Order of Functioning

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-05-18

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This background document provides information for determining the order of functioning of explosive charges and types of functioning detonation or deflagration. Detonation is high-order functioning, and deflagration is low- order functioning. It also provides analysis on explosives functioning in the air, on land, after penetrating armor plate and within weapon tubes.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE