Accession Number : AD0658706

Title :   FLUID PHYSICS OF HYPERSONIC WAKES, VOLUME II.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings.

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Report Date : MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 506

Abstract : Contents: Turbulence characteristics in the hypersonic wake of a sharp slender cone; Studies of the turbulence in the wake of hypersonic spheres under simulated re-entry conditions; Some statistical properties of turbulent wakes; Pulsations in the wakes of hyperballistic spheres during atmospheric re-entry; Radar investigation of the wakes of blunt and slender hypersonic velocity projectiles in the ballistic range; Electrostatic probe measurements in the turbulent wake of hypersonic spheres fired in a ballistic range; Etudes de sillages electroniques au tunnel de tir hyperbalistique; Wake electron density measurements behind hypersonic spheres and cones; Utilisation des souffleries a arc bref pour l'etude des sillages ionises; Material effects of low temperature ablators on hypersonic wake properties of slender bodies; Measured and predicted ablation-product radiation in the near wake; Ballistics range measurements of wake electron density and spectral emission; Boundary-layer phenomena observed on the ablated surfaces of cones recovered after flights at speeds up to 7 km/sec.

Descriptors :   (*HYPERSONIC FLOW, *WAKE), HYPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, SLENDER BODIES, CONICAL BODIES, TURBULENCE, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, BALLISTICS, ELECTRON DENSITY, ABLATION

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE