Accession Number : AD0655227

Title :   CAVITY SHAPES AT VERTICAL WATER ENTRY; A COMPARISON OF CALCULATED AND OBSERVED SHAPES.

Descriptive Note : Revised ed.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Abelson,Harvey I.

Report Date : 29 JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : For vertical water entries which result in the formation of open cavities, the cavity shapes as predicted by Birkoff's hydraulic flow model are shown to correspond very well to observed cavity shapes for spheres of different sizes and materials. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILES, WATER ENTRY), (*WATER ENTRY, CAVITATION), HYDRODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS, HYDRAULIC MODELS, FLOW FIELDS, SPHERES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Dynam, Config & Cntrl Surfaces

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE