Accession Number : AD0698771

Title :   SCALE MODEL ANALYSIS OF BALLOON LOAD-BEARING STRUCTURES.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Dec 66,

Corporate Author : RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC SIOUX FALLS S DAK

Personal Author(s) : Winker,James A.

Report Date : 31 JAN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The report presents the results of the water model testing of balloons, particularly of the more conventional models. An analysis is made into the causes of ascent bursts. The report points out some factors which affect model scaling. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BALLOONS, STRESSES), DESIGN, MODELS(SIMULATIONS), TEST METHODS, RUPTURE, CONFIGURATION, AERODYNAMIC LOADING, DEPLOYMENT, SCALE

Subject Categories : Lighter-than-air Aircraft
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE