Accession Number : AD0748910

Title :   Determining the Radius of the Cavity from an Underground Explosion in the Presence of Residual Pressure from Explosion Products,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Krivtsov,V. A.

Report Date : 23 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The radii of cavities formed as a result of underground explosions in sand and clay soils are determined in the presence of residual pressure from explosion products. The results from spherical, cylindrical, and slab charges are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS, *CRATERING), PRESSURE, SOILS, SOIL MECHANICS, TNT, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, USSR

Subject Categories : Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE