Accession Number : AD0776536

Title :   FY 73 Hydraulic Ram Studies.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 72-30 Jun 73,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Fuhs,A. E. ; Ball,R. E. ; Power,H. L.

Report Date : FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : A report is made on the progress of FY 73 hydraulic ram studies. Preliminary analytical and experimental studies of the shock and cavity phases of hydraulic ram have been made to add to basic understanding of the fluid-structural interactions. The work should contribute to the understanding of the hydraulic ram phenomenon and provide useful information for designing survivable fuel tanks in aircraft. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Fuel tanks, *Vulnerability, *Ballistics, *Loads(Forces), Impact shock, Survival(General), Aircraft, Penetration, Shock waves, Hydrostatic pressure, Cavitation, Walls, Mathematical models, Time dependence

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE