Accession Number : AD0338544

Title :   UNDERWATER FREE-FIELD PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS

Corporate Author : NAVY ELECTRONICS LAB SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : McMillian, T.

Report Date : JUN 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : The objectives of this project were to determine the free-field pressures as a function of time, depth, and range at distances greater than 5000 ft from a deep underwater atomic bomb burst and to study the influence of refraction conditions, surface and bottom reflections, etc., on these pressures. (Author)

Descriptors :   *UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, *PRESSURE, SHOCK WAVES, REFLECTION, OCEAN BOTTOM, SEA TESTING, MEASUREMENT.

Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE