Accession Number : ADA187171
Title : Stress Analysis of M549 and PXR Projectiles.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
Personal Author(s) : Krummerich, Melinda B
PDF Url : ADA187171
Report Date : Aug 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 17
Abstract : A finite element analysis of the M549 and PXR projectiles was performed to determine the possible causes of unexpected gun tube deformations. Also investigated was the feasibility of adding a scoop to the front of each projectile. Keywords: Finite element analysis; Projectile design analysis; Projectile stresses; Projectile deformation.
Descriptors : *PROJECTILE CASES, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, DEFORMATION, PROJECTILES, STRESSES, GUN BARRELS
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE