Accession Number : AD0736019

Title :   Rarefaction of Very-High-Altitude Plumes with External Flow,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Muntz,E. Phillip

Report Date : 15 JUN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The study extends the rocket exhaust plume rarefaction scaling of Muntz, Hamel, and Maguire to an external flow. A thrust-altitude map that outlines the various flow regimes was developed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXHAUST GASES, *GAS FLOW), ROCKETS, UPPER ATMOSPHERE, SCATTERING, HYPERSONIC FLOW, THRUST

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE