Accession Number : AD0709197

Title :   AERODYNAMIC TESTING ON CONICAL CONFIGURATIONS USING A MAGNETIC SUSPENSION SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun-30 Oct 69,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE AEROPHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Vlajinac,Milan ; Gilliam,George D.

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : Tests were conducted to obtain the pitch plane static force and moment coefficients on conical models at subsonic speeds using a prototype magnetic suspension system. Similar tests were also conducted on a 10 deg. half angle cone at Mach 4.25. The static data obtained are presented and were conducted to obtain the damping in pitch coefficients at both subsonic and supersonic speeds. Although the results of these tests were inconclusive, a discussion of the technique used and recommendations for future testing are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WIND TUNNELS, BALANCES), (*BALANCES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), (*AERODYNAMICS, TEST METHODS), (*AEROSTATICS, TEST METHODS), MAGNETIC FIELDS, CONICAL BODIES, MODEL TESTS, PITCH(MOTION), FORCE(MECHANICS), MOMENTS, SUBSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, DAMPING

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE