Accession Number : AD0286544
Title : DESIGN AND OPERATION OF THE THERMAL SENSITIVITY APPARATUS
Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD
Personal Author(s) : WENOGRAD, JOSEPH ; HOLSBERG, PETER J.
Report Date : 15 JUL 1962
Pagination or Media Count : 1
Abstract : Recent studies at the Naval Ordnance Laboratory were conducted to gain further information on the sensitivity of organic high explosive materials. A thermal sensitivity method has resulte in which small, highly confined explosive samples are heated vhis investigation describes in considerabl detail the design features an operational procedures of the apparatus used f r the measurement of thermal sensitivity. (Author)
Descriptors : *EXPLOSIVES, *TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE ELEMENTS, HIGH EXPLOSIVE AMMUNITION, HIGH TEMPERATURE, MEASUREMENT, TEST EQUIPMENT, TEST METHODS.
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE