Accession Number : AD0265350

Title :   HIGH MACH NUMBER AND MATERIALS RESEARCH PROGRAM.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual technical rept. 1 Jan-30 Jun 58,

Corporate Author : TRW SPACE TECHNOLOGY LABS LOS ANGELES CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Logan,J.

Report Date : 20 JUL 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : Progress in high mach number and materials research is described. Laboratory construction was completed and the laboratory was occupied. Basic shock tube equipment was installed, and initial shock tube tests were undertaken. Successful operation of arc units was achieved and detailed arc investigations are now being undertaken. Shock tunnel and arc tunnel equipment is being installed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *AERONAUTICAL LABORATORIES, *SHOCK TUBES, *TEST FACILITIES, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, ELECTRIC ARCS, HEAT TRANSFER, LABORATORY EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS, NOSE CONES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE