Document Details


Title:
Sound Pulse Approximations to Blast Loading (With Comments on Transient Drag)
Author(s):
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1955 Aug 03
Document Pages:
31 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-TM-191-55(51); ALSNL199700001545
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Description/Abstract:
The equations of sound-pulse theory are used to calculate the overpressure pulses on the fronts of targets with the major assumptions of (1) a plane, ideal, shock wave, (2) diffracted waves from only nearest edges, and (3) no signal from rear of target.


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