A Thermal Radiation Adjustment Factor for Surface and Intermediate Nuclear Bursts
1958 Aug 05
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry 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.