Accession Number : AD0785517

Title :   Recoilless Rifle Nozzle Back-Blast Investigation.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WATERVLIET ARSENAL N Y

Personal Author(s) : Sneck,H. J.

Report Date : JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 88

Abstract : A simple method is proposed whereby the time-dependent initial phase of the internal ballistics of recoilless rifle is coupled to a quasi-acoustic, free-field wave propagation theory to predict the behavior of the back-blast radiated from a recoilless rifle nozzle. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Recoilless guns, Blast, Interior ballistics, Acoustic waves, Wave propagation, Nozzles, Pressure

Subject Categories : Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE