Accession Number : AD0285168

Title :   DESCRIPTION AND CAPABILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TEST FACILITIES AT THE AERONAUTICAL STRUCTURES LABORATORY

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR ENGINEERING CENTER LAKEHURST NJ AERONAUTICAL STRUCTURES LAB

Personal Author(s) : MOLELLA, R.J.

Report Date : 12 SEP 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : CA SIMULATE T E ENVIRONMENTS SIMULTANEOUSLY EXCEPT FOR ACOUSTIC NOISE H F CILITY FOR W IC IS EPAR T FIELD SITE. Th power available for hea ing t st is 4 0 0 kv-a continuou a d 8 00 kv- for 3 minutes. This power is capable of he i g areas from 25 to 1 00 s uare fe t for respective heating rates of 200 to 5 Btu/s ftsec. Automatic co rol of i po er for heating t s s is acco plis ed by 64 channels of control equipme t. Other quipment t at can be au omatically controlle inclu es a re on nc -follo r vibration system an a port ble temper ture ch mb r, hich is capable of teady-st te temp ratures up to 1,200 F a d which can be used with eith r he 5-million-pound or 0.6-million-pou d testing machine. The acoustic-noi e facili y is a fi ld site wit a si gl jet ngine and a sociate acoustic accessories (Author)

Descriptors :   *AERONAUTICAL LABORATORIES, *TEST FACILITIES, ACOUSTICS, AIRFRAMES, AIRPLANE MODELS, HIGH TEMPERATURE, IMPACT SHOCK, JET ENGINE NOISE, LOAD DISTRIBUTION, NOISE, POWER SUPPLIES, ROCKET MODELS, STRAIN GAGES, SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS), TEMPERATURE, TEST EQUIPMENT, TEST METHODS, THERMOCOUPLES, VIBRATION.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE