Accession Number : AD0840082

Title :   ANALYTICAL AND EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE DRAG AREA OF DEPLOYMENT BAGS, CARGO PLATFORMS AND CONTAINERS, AND PARACHUTISTS

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 1966-31 Jul 1967

Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF AERONAUTICS AND ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Haak, Eugene L ; Thompson, R E

PDF Url : AD0840082

Report Date : Jul 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : Drag areas necessary to determine the deployment characteristics of various man-carrying and cargo parachute systems are found in wind tunnel tests and surveys of existing literature. Results include the drag areas of parachute deployment bags, cargo platforms and containers, and the falling human body.

Descriptors :   *AIR DROP OPERATIONS, *PARACHUTES, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, ANGLE OF ATTACK, CARGO PARACHUTES, DEPLOYMENT, DRAG, FALLING BODIES, PARACHUTE DESCENTS, PARACHUTE JUMPING, WIND TUNNEL MODELS

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE