Accession Number : AD0743050

Title :   Analysis of a Three Inch Gun Launched Finned Motor Case,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Ball,Robert E. ; Salinas,David

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : An analysis of a 3-inch gun launched finned motor case is performed in an attempt to determine the cause of failure. Two specific features of the problem are identified as the probable reasons for the buckling failure of the motor case. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROJECTILE CASES, BUCKLING), (*FIN STABILIZED AMMUNITION, PROJECTILE CASES), LOADS(FORCES), GUN BARRELS, INTERIOR BALLISTICS, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE