Accession Number : ADD000953

Title :   Link-Type Hypersonic Centrifuge.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Johnson,Allen M L

Report Date : 17 Jul 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : In the invention a centrifuge is disclosed for subjecting items under test forces similar to those encountered in ballistic flight. The centrifuge includes a controlled crank arm which alters the radial position of the sample under test while the centrifuge is rotating to therefore increase or decrease the forces thereon. Details of the crank arm mechanism and counterweight and balance systems are also disclosed.

Descriptors :   *Centrifuges, *Patents, Guided missile components, Test methods, Centrifugal force, Rotation

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE