Accession Number : AD0761495

Title :   Effects of Repetitive Sonic Booms on Glass Breakage.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WYLE LABS HUNTSVILLE ALA

Personal Author(s) : White,R. W.

Report Date : APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 252

Abstract : An experimental program was conducted in which fifty-eight square panes (edge lengths of 3 ft and 4 ft) of single strength window glass were exposed to repetitive sonic boom environments in order to measure response characteristics, dynamic strengths and cumulative damage effects for residential windows continually exposed to sonic booms generated by supersonic aircraft. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*GLASS, *SONIC BOOM), FATIGUE(MECHANICS), FRACTURE(MECHANICS), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, PRESSURE, SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE