Measurement of Residual Stresses in Ammunition

  • Fred Witt
  • Fee Lee
  • Walter Rider
Part of the Sagamore Army Materials Research Conference Proceedings book series (SAMC, volume 28)


This paper will describe the results of residual stress measurements on selected artillery projectile metal parts to determine the state of stress.


Residual Stress Hoop Stress Stress Concentration Factor Residual Stress Measurement Point Gage 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Witt
    • 1
  • Fee Lee
    • 1
  • Walter Rider
    • 1
  1. 1.US Army Armament Research and Development CommandDoverUSA

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