Accession Number : AD0437265

Title :   RECENT ADVANCES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MAGNETIC SUSPENSION AND BALANCE SYSTEM FOR WIND TUNNELS.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical rept., 31 Aug 61-31 Aug 62,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s) : Covert,Eugene E. ; Tilton,Edward Lee ,III.

Report Date : DEC 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : A magnetic model suspension system is described, including an initial calibration procedure and a procedure for controlling the roll degree of freedom of the model. Particular attention is given to the discussion of low density, high temperature limits of the system. A discussion of schlieren optical systems is also presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS, SUSPENSION DEVICES), (*SUSPENSION DEVICES, HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS), WIND TUNNEL MODELS, BALANCES, ELECTROMAGNETS, CALIBRATION, MAGNET COILS, ROLL, INSTRUMENTATION, SCHLIEREN PHOTOGRAPHY, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, TEMPERATURE, PRESSURE, WIND TUNNELS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE