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Detonation phenomena observed with a CCD camera
Author(s): Manfred Held
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Paper Abstract

With an appropriate test set up, the Hadland Photonics Ballistic Range Camera (SVR), designed primarily for exterior and terminal ballistics, can also be used very well for studying initiation events and analyzing a variety of detonation phenomena. This paper explains in detail the test set up of one interesting detonic experiment, observed with the Ballistic Range Camera, and the analysis of the results. The ability of the camera to superimpose up to 16 exposures on a single image allowed particularly detailed examination of the detonation propagation, the detonation velocities, the corner turning distance and the nonreacting radial zones.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2513, 21st International Congress on: High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (30 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209563
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Manfred Held, Deutsche Aerospace AG (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2513:
21st International Congress on: High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Ung Kim; Joon-Sung Chang; Seung-Han Park, Editor(s)

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