TITLE

Royal Military College of Science light gas gun facility

AUTHOR(S)
Barton, P.C.; Fellows, N.A.
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct97, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p3823
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the light-gas gun and auxiliary equipment used by the Royal Military College of Science to conduct research into the high velocity impact of materials. Key features; Modifications made to the facility to ensure the safety of personnel during a gas gun and flash x-ray firing; Selection of operating parameters within the maximum safe loading condition of the gas gun.
ACCESSION #
627508

 

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