Accession Number : AD0768302

Title :   Axisymmetric Ellipsoids in Ideal Fluids,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Smith,Charles W. ; Guala,John R. , Jr

Report Date : 01 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : The report, the pressure acting on an axisymmetric ellipsoid in general motion is obtained. The forces and moments on the ellipsoid are then calculated. The behavior of the pressure, forces, and moments is then examined as the ellipsoid becomes slender. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILES, *WATER ENTRY), ELLIPSOIDS, SLENDER BODIES, HYDRODYNAMICS, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, PRESSURE

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE