Accession Number : ADD000928
Title : Means for Converting Impulse Linear Acceleration to Rotational Inertia.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Lefkowitz,Issai ; Ralph,William J ; Lenton,Donald R ; Nabreski,Benjamin D
Report Date : 15 May 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 3
Abstract : The patent relates to a projectile timing fuze arrangement in which a rotatable arming element is driven by a rotor that contains fluid within a forward end of an internal spiral groove. Upon the rotor being subjected to impulse linear acceleration rotational motion will be imparted to the rotor.
Descriptors : *Time fuzes, *Arming devices, *Patents, Rotors, Fluids, Silicones, Rotation
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE