Accession Number : ADA331362

Title :   Environmental Monitoring of Transportation of 500-Pound Bombs on an M872 Semitrailer from Savanna Army Depot Activity (SVDA) to Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD).

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL

Personal Author(s) : Hartman, Quinn D.

PDF Url : ADA331362

Report Date : APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center (DAC), Validation Engineering Division (SIOAC-DEV), was tasked by DAC, Transportation Engineering Division (SIOAC-DET), to monitor a tarpaulin-covered load of 500-pound bombs on an M872 semitrailer en route from Savanna Army Depot Activity (SVDA), Savanna, IL, to Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD), Lexington, KY. One Event Data Recorder (EDR), from Instrumented Sensor Technology, Inc., was set up to monitor shock/vibration on all three axes as well as temperature and humidity. Monitoring was conducted from 06 - O8 June 1996. During the monitoring, 2,238 shock/vibration events were experienced that met the triggering criteria programmed in the EDR and 274 temperature/humidity readings were collected.

Descriptors :   *MONITORING, *LAND TRANSPORTATION, *SUPPLY DEPOTS, *AMMUNITION, VIBRATION, ENVIRONMENTS, SHOCK, INSTRUMENTATION, HUMIDITY.

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE