Accession Number : AD0702565

Title :   DETERMINATION OF TRUNNION REACTIONS, 37mm. AUTOMATIC GUN M4, NO. 69. FIRING M59 A.P. PROJECTILE (W/O CAP) AT NORMAL TEMPERATURE.

Descriptive Note : Laboratory rept.,

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Gay,H. P.

Report Date : 11 SEP 1941

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The trunnion reactions occurring during the firing cycle of the 37 mm. Automatic Gun M4 were determined by means of piezo-electric gages and the cathode ray oscillograph. In addition, the displacements of the barrel and of the lock frame vs. time were determined. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AUTOMATIC WEAPONS, GUN MOUNTS), (*GUN MOUNTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), PIEZOELECTRIC GAGES, FORCE(MECHANICS), MOUNTING BRACKETS, HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT, HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, RECOIL MECHANISMS, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Guns
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE