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by DaveMargetts
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Gun barrel stiffning
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Gun barrel stiffning

I was told by my old Mech Eng techer (who used to work for the royal ordinance) that Navy gun barrels were stiffened by being sealed at both ends and then pressurised until the inner material had stretched beyond its elastic limit (plastic zone) but the outer layer had not, thus when the pressure wa...