Accession Number : AD0643113

Title :   ATTENUATION OF FRAGMENT VELOCITIES DUE TO THE DEFORMATION RESISTANCE OF THE CASING.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIALS RESEARCH AGENCY WATERTOWN MASS

Personal Author(s) : Bruggeman,Gordon A.

Report Date : OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Estimates are made of the energy required to expand an exploding shell casing relative to the kinetic energies of the fragments. It is shown that the energy of deformation detracts very little from the ultimate fragment velocities. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROJECTILES, FRAGMENTATION), FRAGMENTATION AMMUNITION, VELOCITY, DEFORMATION, KINETIC ENERGY, ATTENUATION, PLASTIC PROPERTIES, TENSILE PROPERTIES, TERMINAL BALLISTICS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE