Accession Number : AD0617152

Title :   TRANSIENT DRAG CHARACTERISTICS OF A SPHERICAL MODEL.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Burden,Henry S.

Report Date : JAN 1957

Pagination or Media Count : 96

Abstract : The measurement of aerodynamic drag forces exerted on simple shapes subjected to the air flow of a blast wave is described. Gages were designed and tested for the measurement of drag forces on simple geometrical shapes.

Descriptors :   (*SPHERES, DRAG), (*BLAST, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS), MEASUREMENT, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, GAS FLOW, PRESSURE, FORCE(MECHANICS), MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, RECORDING SYSTEMS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE