Accession Number : AD0635211

Title :   AN INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECTS OF HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE ON CARTRIDGE ACTUATED DEVICES.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS LAB DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s) : Nock, T. J.

Report Date : JUN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The effect of hydrostatic pressure on the operation of cartridge actuated devices in the hydrosphere is explored by means of an analytical model and a numerical example computed by the model. The analog computer program for the example is included. The study indicates that hydrostatic pressure may set the limiting depth to which devices of the type considered can perform useful work in the hydrosphere. The need for further work is indicated in the area of the effects of hydrodynamic drag. The model should be verified by actual underwater tests. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXPLOSIVE ACTUATORS, *UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT), (*CARTRIDGES(PAD), UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT), HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE, SIMULATION, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, ANALOG COMPUTERS, MARINE ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE