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