Accession Number : AD0272641

Title :   AN APPROXIMATE STREAMTUBE METHOD TO DETERMINE THE EQUILIBRIUM FLOW FIELD ABOUT A BLUNT BODY TRAVELING AT SUPERSONIC SPEEDS

Corporate Author : ARMY ORDNANCE MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA

Personal Author(s) : AU,R.H.C.

Report Date : AUG 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : An approximate streamtube method is presented to determine the flow field in the frontal portion of a spherical body under the assumption that the gas is in thermodynamic equilibrium. Numerical results of this method are compared with a previously determined solution. (Author)

Descriptors :   *BLUNT BODIES, *SUPERSONIC FLOW, CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM, DETERMINATION, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE