Accession Number : AD0909759

Title :   The Effect of Temperature on a Torsional Pendulum.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SPECIAL WEAPONS CENTER KIRTLAND AFB NM

Personal Author(s) : Traylor, Mahlon E., Jr

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : Testing was performed on a torsional pendulum to determine the amount of error introduced by temperature variation in determining moments of inertia. The torsional pendulum used in this test showed 0.0365 percent error per degree F variation in temperature. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TORSION BARS, MOMENT OF INERTIA), ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, OSCILLATION, ERRORS, BOMBS, PITCH(MOTION), YAW, ROLL, DETERMINATION.

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE