Document Details


Title:
High-Altitude Effects on Blast-Thermal Partition of Energy from Nuclear Explosions, and Associated Scaling Laws
Author(s):
Shelton, F H [Organization 5111]
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1953 Sep 15
Document Pages:
34 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-2969(TR); ALSNL199700000658
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Description/Abstract:
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.


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