Accession Number : ADA112421

Title :   Air Force Academy Aeronautics Digest - Spring/Summer 1981.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ACADEMY CO

Personal Author(s) : Higgins,A M ; Jonas,F M ; Jumper,E J ; Kempf,J M ; Gregory,B

PDF Url : ADA112421

Report Date : Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 110

Abstract : This Digest covers unclassified research in aeronautics performed at the United States Air Force Academy during the six months ending 15 July 1981. This report includes technical papers in the specific areas of aerodynamics, propulsion, experimental instrumentation, engineering education, and aeronautical history. Topics include: The Mass Flux Surface Boundary Condition for Linarized Potential Flow; A Numerical Investigation of the Effects of Fin Planform Parameters on the Subsonic Cruise Performance of a Supersonic Arrow Wing Configuration; An Improved Method for Calculation of Static Thrust for the USAFA J-85/13 Turbojet Engine; Pressure Measurement Using a High-Speed Data Acquisition and On-Line Calibration System; Cadet Performance during Summer Academics -- Repeat versus non-repeat students; Reflections of an English Literature Major on Our Technological Society; and The Evolution and Future of Aeropropulsion Systems.

Descriptors :   *Aeronautics, Air Force research, Potential flow, Perturbations, Ellipses, Flow fields, Subsonic flight, Supersonic airfoils, Thrust, Turbojet engines, Pressure measurement, Calibration, Cadets, Performance(Human), Reports, United States Air Force Academy

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Fluid Mechanics
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE