Accession Number : AD0840350

Title :   RESEARCH TO DETERMINE THE NATURE OF THE DELETERIOUS INTERACTIONS OF REFRACTORY MATERIALS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE AIR SPECIES.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly rept. no. 2,

Corporate Author : AVCO MISSILES SPACE AND ELECTRONICS GROUP LOWELL MA AVCO SPACE SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Steele, W. C.

Report Date : 12 SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Mass spectrometric studies of the evaporation and condensation of carbon are described. Modifications and additions to the pulsed molecular beam apparatus to allow studies of graphite condensation phenomena have been tested and are discussed. Studies of tungsten oxidation by atomic oxygen are reported. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CARBON, MASS SPECTROSCOPY), (*TUNGSTEN, OXIDATION), REENTRY VEHICLES, REFRACTORY MATERIALS, GRAPHITE, EVAPORATION, CONDENSATION, MOLECULAR BEAMS, OXYGEN.

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE