Accession Number : AD0274628

Title :   CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING OF COATINGS FOR DRAG REDUCTION

Corporate Author : UNITED STATES RUBBER CO WAYNE N J

Personal Author(s) : BOGGS,F.W. ; FREY,H.R. ; HAHN,E.R.

Report Date : 01 FEB 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The construction and testing of selected compliant coatings for drag reduction are described. Included are the scaling relations, description of test bodies, types of coatings and methods of construction, testing procedures, the phenomenon of static divergence, qualitative analysis, and conclusions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *BOUNDARY LAYER, *DRAG, *REDUCTION, *UNDERWATER PROPULSION, COATINGS, DAMPING, ELASTIC SHELLS, FLUID FLOW, FRICTION, HYDRODYNAMICS, TEST METHODS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE