Accession Number : ADD009551

Title :   Tactical Nuclear Slide Rule.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kelley,Clair S

Report Date : 26 Jul 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A calculational aid is provided, in the form of a slide rule, to facilitate calculation of damages inflicted by a nuclear detonation. The particular apparatus permits calculation of the effects of an air blast, due to static overpressure, resulting from such a detonation. Appropriate scales, properly spaced in particular relationships, are provided on a slide rule, thus providing a means for performing the calculations utilize five parameters, and the present invention provides an apparatus for determining any one of the five parameters once the other four are known. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Computations, *Manual operation, *Calculators, *Tactical warfare, *Nuclear explosion damage, Tactical analysis, Blast, Overpressure, Static pressure, Air, Detonations, Inventions

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE