Accession Number : AD0778114
Title : Transonic Dynamic Stability Tests of a Small Scale Model of the ABMA 'Jupiter' W14 Nose Cone Forebody in Combination with Three Afterbodies.
Descriptive Note : Technical note,
Corporate Author : ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AIR FORCE STATION TENN
Personal Author(s) : Bauer,R. C. ; Riddle,C. D.
Report Date : JUL 1958
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : Transonic longitudinal dynamic stability tests of three afterbody configurations of the Jupiter, W14 nose cone are reported. The tests were conducted in the 1-Ft Transonic Tunnel of the Arnold Engineering Development Center. The pitch damping parameter and the static stability parameter were obtained from free-oscillation tests at Mach numbers from 0.4 to 1.5. All three configurations of the model were found to be stable throughout the Mach number range. (Modified author abstract)
Descriptors : *Reentry vehicles, *Nose cones, *Transonic characteristics, Wind tunnel tests, Dynamics, Stability, Afterbodies, Test equipment, Test methods, Model tests
Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE