Accession Number:

ADD014276

Title:

High Resolution Cinephotographics System Pressure Vessel.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 20 Nov 87, patented 30 May 89,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-05-30

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

A propellant sample combustion apparatus employing a multiply optical ported pressure vessel for sample illumination, sample viewing, and sample burn face elevation is described. High-speed motion picture filming using short-duration high-intensity laser provided optical illumination from a copper-vapor laser is employed. Details of the employed pressure vessel, a burn inhibiting coating for the propellant sample, a laser coherence spoiler, and a sample level maintaining closed-loop apparatus are also disclosed. Patents.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Solid Rocket Propellants
  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE