Accession Number : ADA304469

Title :   Vulnerability of B-47B Wing to Internal Blast.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Baker, W. E. ; Johnson, O. T.

PDF Url : ADA304469

Report Date : MAR 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Some internal blast tests have been conducted on a B-47B wing. In this report are given the test findings and the predictions for 100A, 50A, and 0A damage for the entire wing.

Descriptors :   *TEST AND EVALUATION, *VULNERABILITY, *SWEPT WINGS, *INTERNAL, *JET BOMBERS, *BLAST, THICKNESS, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, STRENGTH(MECHANICS), WEAPON SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS, CROSS SECTIONS, LEADING EDGES, SKIN(STRUCTURAL), TRAILING EDGES, AIRCRAFT DEFENSE SYSTEMS, WEBS(SHEETS), SPARS, MONOCOQUES.

Subject Categories : Bombers
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE