Accession Number : AD0847286

Title :   Wind Tunnel Test of the Superstructure of the R/V Flip for Assessment of Wind Field Distortion,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE FLUID DYNAMICS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Mollo-Christensen, Erik

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : Report of Wind-Tunnel tests for determination of wind field interference of R/V Flip. The data obtained gives criteria for mounting instruments on the R/V Flip for air-sea interaction research. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS, EXTENDABLE STRUCTURES), (*EXTENDABLE STRUCTURES, WIND), WIND TUNNEL MODELS, TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYER, VORTICES, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, BOOMS(EQUIPMENT), DISTORTION, OCEANS, INTERACTIONS, MODEL TESTS.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE