Accession Number : AD0635156

Title :   FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF THE BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES' SUPERSONIC WIND TUNNEL NO. 1.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Bush, Clarence C.

Report Date : FEB 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 52

Abstract : The Ballistic Research Laboratories' Supersonic Wind Tunnel No. 1 flow characteristics are presented in detail to assist those who may wish to make use of the facility. Techniques and instrumentation used i calibrating supersonic nozzles for Mach number and flow direction distributions are discussed, as well as nozzle adjustment procedures used to improve the flow in the tsting region for nozzles with flexible walls. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SUPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS, OPERATION), FLUID FLOW, CALIBRATION, INSTRUMENTATION, SUPERSONIC NOZZLES, WIND TUNNEL NOZZLES

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE