Accession Number : AD0684022

Title :   BODIES OF REVOLUTION WITH A MINIMUM DRAG FACTOR AND LOW HEAT TRANSFER AT HIGH SUPERSONIC FLIGHT SPEEDS,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Grodzovskii,G. L.

Report Date : 18 NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : On the basis of the modified Newton theory and the theory of self-similar hypersonic flows, an investigation was made of the optimum shape of a body of revolution with a minimum drag factor at supersonic speeds. It is shown that optimum bodies also have a low heat-transfer coefficient -- considerably less than for a conical body. It was established experimentally, that the optimum properties of the examined bodies of revolution are preserved even at moderate supersonic flight speeds. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BODIES OF REVOLUTION, SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS), SUPERSONIC FLIGHT, OPTIMIZATION, DRAG, AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS, HEAT TRANSFER, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, USSR

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE