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Title: Cratering from high explosive charges. Report 1, Compendium of crater data
Authors: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Keywords: Cratering
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; 2-547 rept. 1.
Description: Technical report
Preface: This report is the first of two reports on the general subject, cratering from high explosive charges; it compiles in narrative and tabular form all available HE cratering data from test series in various media. The second report will analyze empirically the results reported herein. The study was conducted for the Office, Chief of Engineers, Department of the Army, as a part of Research and Development Subproject 8-12-95-420, "Nuclear Weapons Effects on Structures, Terrain, and Waterways" (Unclassified). It was accomplished during the period October 1957 through June 1959 by personnel of the Special Investigations Section, Hydraulics Division, U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, under the general supervision of Messrs. E. P. Fortson, Jr., and F. R. Brown. This report was prepared by SP-5 R. A. Sager, SP-4 C. W. Denzel, and Mr. W. B. Tiffany under the direct supervision of Messrs. G. L. Arbuthnot, Jr., and J. N. Strange. The comments and suggestions of Cdr. W. J. Christensen, LCdr. B. S. Merrill, and Maj. E. H. Kleist as to the style and arrangement of the material are gratefully acknowledged. Col. Edmund H. Lang, CE, was Director of the Waterways Experiment Station during the preparation of this report. Mr. J. B. Tiffany was Technical Director.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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