Accession Number : AD0833994

Title :   HIGH TEMPERATURE, STRESSED SKIN AIRFRAME STRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. VEHICLE PRELIMINARY DESIGN,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS SAN DIEGO CA CONVAIR DIV

Personal Author(s) : Eulberg, A. C.

Report Date : JUL 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 161

Abstract : This report is the vehicle preliminary design data portion of Phase I and basically provides a definition of a vehicle and mission, developes a structural design criteria by examination of the overall system requirements and finally, provides data for the Phase II engineering effort, within the limits described by AFLC. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LIFTING REENTRY VEHICLES, AIRFRAMES), (*AIRFRAMES, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), REENTRY VEHICLES, NONPOWERED FLIGHT, ASCENT TRAJECTORIES, DESCENT TRAJECTORIES, AEROSTATICS, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, STABILITY, LIFT, DRAG, AERODYNAMIC HEATING, LOADS(FORCES), CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES, AUXILIARY POWER PLANTS, SANDWICH CONSTRUCTION, COBALT ALLOYS, NICKEL ALLOYS, HYPERSONIC AIRCRAFT, THERMAL INSULATION, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN.

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
      Mechanics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE