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ERIC Number: EJ523642
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
The VT Fuze, from Half a Century Ago.
Crane, H. Richard
Physics Teacher, v34 n5 p294-96 May 1996
Explains the physics principles behind the VT (variable time) fuze, also called the proximity fuze, that was used in World War II in a radio device built into the nose of an aircraft shell or bullet that made it explode at the instant of passing an airplane in a near miss. Discusses other uses of the proximity fuze. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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