Accession Number : ADA133399

Title :   A Study to Determine the Accuracy of Two Computer Programs in Predicting Hinge Moments for all Movable Tail Fins on Missile Bodies.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL AL SYSTEMS SIMULATION AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Sanders,George A , III

PDF Url : ADA133399

Report Date : May 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The preliminary design of a guided missile with movable control surfaces requires an in-depth study of the aerodynamic loading experienced by these surfaces. (Author).

Descriptors :   *Guided missiles, *Aerodynamic control surfaces, *Aerodynamic loading, *Moments, *Fins, Computer programs, Accuracy, Predictions, Comparison, Slender bodies, Aspect ratio, Mach number, Coefficients, Angle of attack, Aerodynamic forces, Mathematical prediction, Taper, Tail assemblies

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE