Accession Number : AD0646003

Title :   THE AERODYNAMICS LABORATORY (THE FIRST 50 YEARS),

Corporate Author : DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C AERODYNAMICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Fresh,J. Norman

Report Date : JAN 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : Contents: Early scientific interest; Establishment of the laboratory (8- by 8-foot wind tunnel, civilian leadership, 4- by 4-foot wind tunnel, 6-foot 4-inch wind tunnel, accomplishments and obsolescence); Laboratory modernization and expansion (8- by 10-foot subsonic wind tunnels, 7- by 10-foot transonic wind tunnel, high-speed wind tunnels, auxiliary facilities); More recent achievements; Management and technical control.

Descriptors :   (*AERONAUTICAL LABORATORIES, HISTORY), (*AERODYNAMICS, LABORATORIES), NAVAL AVIATION, NAVAL PERSONNEL, WIND TUNNELS

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Military Aircraft Operations
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE