Accession Number : AD0697066

Title :   DRAG IN RAREFIED GASES.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : SPACE SCIENCES INC WALTHAM MASS

Personal Author(s) : Hu,Pung Nien

Report Date : 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The long term and short term objectives of the research program are described. Various problems that have been singled out for investigation are categorized in five main areas; namely, the drag problem, the diffusion problem, the thermal escape problem, the shock structure problem, and the plasma-body interaction problem. Brief descriptions of these areas as well as a list of publications that summarize the results of the studies are given. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RAREFIED GAS DYNAMICS, *DRAG), DIFFUSION, SHOCK WAVES, MASS TRANSFER, PLASMA MEDIUM, INTERACTIONS, KINETIC THEORY

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE