Methodology for Determining Propelling Charge Dimensions for Layered Propellant Charges

Report No. ARL-TN-178
Authors: William Oberle
Date/Pages: May 2001; 33 pages
Abstract: The development of advanced gun propellants has led to the use of novel propellant geometries. Of specific interest is the use of layered propellants. This technical note presents a methodology for determining layer thickness and mass to provide optimal velocity.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: May 1, 2001