Accession Number : ADD010216

Title :   Contoured Configured Detonating Cord and Detonator.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Betts,Robert E ; Crawford,John F ; Meador,Jacqueline C

Report Date : 24 Mar 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A contoured configured detonating cord and detonator is incorporated into a member during manufacture thereof. The member may be a rocket motor which is disposed to be broken into small fragments over inhibited areas subsequent to separation of the motor from the warhead. Separation permits the warhead to fly to the target without excessive drag and fragmenting the motor prevents large pieces from falling on the inhabitants. The detonating cord is contoured to the configuration of the motor to prevent stress risers from occuring and thereby weakening the motor structure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Detonators, *Detonating cord, *Rocket warheads, Rocket engines, Experimental design, Parts, Rocket components, Separation, Construction, Stress strain relations, Stress relaxation, Debris, Hazardous materials, Hazards, Safety, Structural engineering

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE