Accession Number : AD0608496

Title :   ALPHA RADIATION HYGROMETER. VOLUME II. FROST-POINT HYGROMETER FOR W-47 AIRCRAFT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 8 Jun 62-15 Jul 64,

Corporate Author : HONEYWELL INC PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s) : CROWLEY,John E. ; Konar,Ahmet F.

Report Date : 15 AUG 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 96

Abstract : A frost-point hygrometer for use on W-47 aircraft has been designed utilizing alpha radiation techniques to measure the condensate thickness on cooled surfaces. A study of the problems associated with making frost-point measurements from high-speed aircraft was made as part of the design program. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HYGROMETERS, DEW POINT), (*ALPHA PARTICLE DETECTORS, HYGROMETERS), (*AIRCRAFT, METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS), WEATHER FORECASTING, RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT, INSTRUMENTATION, AIR, SAMPLERS, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, INSTALLATION, TEST METHODS, WIND TUNNELS, FLIGHT TESTING, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE