Document Details

A Thermal Radiation Adjustment Factor for Surface and Intermediate Nuclear Bursts
Document Type:
Publication Date:
1958 Aug 05
Document Pages:
9 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-TM-219-58(12); ALSNL199700000548
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
OpenNet Modified Date:
1999 Sep 28
An observer of a surface or near-surface nuclear detonation experiences a different total amount of thermal radiation than is predicted by the conventional airburst scaling law. A factor for correcting this discrepancy was developed.

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