Accession Number : ADD009814

Title :   Acceleration Recorder Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Post,Lloyd D

Report Date : 17 Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A device for use in measuring peak acceleration (g) levels experienced by munitions during rough handling, ballistic launching or at terminal impact. The device is a self-contained mechanical concept based on the predictable deformation of a small diameter sphere with applied force. The invention described herein may be manufactured, used and licensed by or for the Government for Governmental purposes without the payment of any royalties thereon. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Accelerometers, *Copper, *Spheres, *Deformation, Projectiles, Ballistics, Launching, Terminal ballistics, Recording systems, Inventions

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE