High-Altitude Effects on Blast-Thermal Partition of Energy from Nuclear Explosions, and Associated Scaling Laws
1953 Sep 15
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Calculations were made for explosions up to altitudes of 100 thousand feet. With increasing altitude, the amount of thermal energy increased and the blast energy decreased.