Accession Number : ADA019453

Title :   Aerospace Materials Response to Intense Thermal Radiation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 73-Jun 74,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE MATERIALS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Vondersaar,F. J.

Report Date : SEP 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : A survey of methods of testing the response of materials to intense thermal radiation is given. Particular emphasis is given to simulation of the thermal flash from a nuclear weapon with a Quartz Lamp Bank. Results of several tests are shown. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Thermal radiation, *Radiation hardening, *Radiation effects, Response, Coatings, Aerospace systems, Materials, Nuclear flash, Nuclear explosion simulation, Weapons effects, Nuclear weapons

Subject Categories : Nuclear Radiation Shield, Protection & Safety
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod
      Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE