Accession Number : AD0826451

Title :   INITIAL PENETRATION OF PROJECTILES INTO CONCRETE AND PLASTER OF PARIS,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Waser, Robert H.

Report Date : 22 MAR 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The forces felt by a projectile were measured during its initial penetration of concrete and plaster of paris. Various nose shapes were tested. The testing technique used was that of firing concrete and plaster of paris at small-scale stationary models instrumented with SR-4 electrical resistance type strain gages on the afterbody. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PROJECTILES, *TERMINAL BALLISTICS, OGIVES, PENETRATION, CONCRETE, IMPACT, FORCE(MECHANICS), MODEL TESTS, GYPSUM, MEASUREMENT, CONICAL BODIES, PROJECTILE CAPS.

Subject Categories : Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE