Accession Number : AD0685224

Title :   PRELIMINARY DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SCHEME FOR A LOW DENSITY HYPERSONIC SHOCK WIND TUNNEL,

Corporate Author : POLYTECHNIC INST OF BROOKLYN N Y DEPT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AND APPLIED MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Ferri,Antonio

Report Date : MAY 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : A preliminary analysis of the phenomenon involved in the combination of a shock tube technique and a wind tunnel is presented. It appears that such a combination can be used for tests at high speed where it is necessary to reach thermodynamic equilibrium conditions in front of the models. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS, THEORY), FEASIBILITY STUDIES, SHOCK WAVES, BOUNDARY LAYER, REYNOLDS NUMBER, ENTHALPY, STAGNATION POINT, DIAPHRAGMS(MECHANICS), RUPTURE

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE