Accession Number : AD0909707

Title :   Premature Simulator for Projectile Explosives.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. no. 3, 1 Jul 31 Dec 72,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : DeVost, Valmore F.

Report Date : 08 MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : Final design details of the Premature Simulator and the results of development and calibration tests using explosive samples are described. Also described are the results of tests conducted on Explosive D in support of the recent 5 in./54 and 8 in./55 in-bore investigations, of pressure measurements made in projectile charges fired in 5 in./38 and 5 in./54 guns.

Descriptors :   *AUTOIGNITION), (*SIMULATORS, EXPLOSIONS), (*EXPLOSIVES, (*BURSTING CHARGES, AUTOIGNITION), IMPACT SHOCK, TEST FACILITIES, LOADS(FORCES), FAILURE, VULNERABILITY, DROP TESTS, PRESSURE, GUN LAUNCHERS, PROJECTILES, NAVAL GUNS, CALIBRATION, GUN BARRELS.

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns
      Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE