Item 114-278-2 - Textbook of Air Armament Part 1: Theory of Damage and Weapon Performance - Chapter 6: Underwater Explosions

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Textbook of Air Armament Part 1: Theory of Damage and Weapon Performance - Chapter 6: Underwater Explosions

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    CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-114-278-2

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    • December 1, 1968 (Creation)

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    (ca. 1920-1995)

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    Report prepared under the direction of the Ministry of Supply. Extensive study on the science of underwater explosions, how effective they are at destroying targets and how they affect surrounding waters. Content includes "Introduction" , "Phenomena in open waters" , "Interaction between target and water phenomena due to non-contact explosions" , "The nature of deformation of the target" , "Contact explosions" , "Use of model tests" , "Empirical damage formulae" , "Miscellaneous effects" plus appendices "Theory of small amplitude sound pulses" , "Theory of gas bubble motion" , "Effect of pressure pulse normally incident on an infinite plan plate" , "Deformation of a rectangular plastic panel by suddenly applied pressure" , "Deflection of a uniform elastic beamon a spring support". Includes graphs, figures and tables.

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