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CHE – 806 Ammunition Systems (1) – Warheads
Campus SCME
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Ammunition Systems (1) – Warheads
Course Code CHE – 806
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives To provide an understanding of the means of attacking and defeating the main targets presented to land, sea and air forces.
Detail Content The factors affecting ammunition design;The attack on personnel; wound and blast effect on personnel. Small arms and cannon ammunition, High explosive shell and grenade design, Mines (land and sea), their use and make-up. The attack on aircraft; Fragmentation Theory, Fragmentation Warheads. Blast warheads in air and underwater. The attack against armour; armour failure, kinetic energy ammunition & penetrators. Sabot design, Air delivered ordnance design and make-up, aircraft bombs, Pyrotechnic ammunition, Naval Ammunition, Underwater weapons & warheads & Demolition ammunition & warheads.
Text/Ref Books
  1. The Ammunition Systems & Explosives Technology Unit, The Royal Military College of Science, Cranfield, U.K. 1991.
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. A. Q. Malik (RVF) & Engr. NadeemEhsan (Assistant Professor)
Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Chemical and Materials Engineering
National University of Sciences and Technology