4 February 1988 High Speed Camera Survivability In A High Explosive Environment
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Abstract
High-speed instrumentation cameras were required to document the explosively induced structural response of two missile silo simulating structures. The two structures were subjected to simulated airblast pressures in excess of 50,000 lb/in2 and accelerations of 20,000 G's. This extremely harsh environment presented various problems which had to be resolved to permit the intra-structure photography. The high-speed cameras would provide a subjective and quantitative analysis of the structural response. A unique kinematic mounting scheme and shock-isolation system was implemented which ensured the survivability of the high-speed camera equipment.
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Manuel Davila, Manuel Davila, } "High Speed Camera Survivability In A High Explosive Environment", Proc. SPIE 0832, High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942252; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942252
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