Gun propulsion technology /

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Stiefel, Ludwig.
Format: Book
Published: Washington, DC : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c1988.
Series:Progress in astronautics and aeronautics; v. 109.
Table of Contents:
  • Primers and igniters / A.M. Varney
  • Black powder / R.A. Sasse
  • Pressure-time-velocity-travel relationship in typical gun systems / L. Stiefel
  • Pressure wave phenomena in large-caliber guns / A.W. Horst
  • Thermodynamic properties of military gun propellants / E. Freedman
  • Structural design of projectiles / S.H. Drysdale and B.P. Burns
  • Muzzle flow gasdynamics / E.M. Schmidt
  • Experimental diagnostics in reacting muzzle flows / G. Klingenberg
  • Muzzle flash kinetics and modeling / J.M. Heimerl, G.E. Keller, and G. Klingenberg
  • The problem of gun barrel erosion : an overview / I. Ahmad
  • Mechanisms of gun-tube erosion and wear / W.T. Ebihara and D.T. Rorabaugh
  • Wear-reducing additives : role of the propellant / A.J. Bracuti
  • Liquid propellant guns / W.F. Morrison, J.D. Knapton, and M.J. Bulman.
  • Liquid propellants for use in guns / N. Klein
  • Traveling-charge effect / P.G. Baer and I.W. May
  • Base-bleed systems for gun projectiles / N-E. Gunners, K. Andersson, and R. Hellgren.