Accession Number : AD0289262

Title :   BRL TIME-OF-ARRIVAL BLAST GAGE

Descriptive Note : Technical note.

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : WATSON,G.T. ; WILSON,R.D.

Report Date : AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Principles and constructional details are given for a piezoelectric time-of-arrival blast gage. Using these gages in pairs to measure shock arrival times, peak blast overpressure of the shock front can be inferred from a velocity measurement by means of the Rankine-Hugoniot equation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *BLAST, *MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, *PIEZOELECTRIC GAGES, DRAFTING, EQUATIONS, MANUFACTURING, PHOTOGRAPHS, THEORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE