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