Accession Number : AD0803077

Title :   THE EFFECT OF CONSTANT NORMAL ACCELERATION ON THE VACUUM RANGE OF A BOMB.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Galbraith, A. S.

Report Date : JAN 1953

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The range of a bomb whose only accelerations are gravity, g, and a constant acceleration kg normal to the trajectory, initially down, is shown as a function of the ordinary vacuum range (k = O), the ratio of the velocities at impact and release, and the parameter k. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BOMBS, ACCELERATION), (*BOMB TRAJECTORIES, HIGH ALTITUDE BOMBING), AIRCRAFT, REDUCTION, RANGE(DISTANCE), ACCELEROMETERS, DRAG, GRAVITY, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING).

Subject Categories : Aerial Bombs
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE