Accession Number : ADD001104

Title :   Apparatus for Measuring Skin Friction.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Bush,Clarence C

Report Date : 06 Feb 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent concerns a ring shaped element placed in the path of flowing fluid. Gravity holds the element down until skin frictional forces of the flowing fluid lift it off its seat. At the point of lift-off the precise degree of skin friction is known.

Descriptors :   *Skin friction, *Test equipment, *Patents, Measurement, Fluid dynamics, Gravity, Lift, Venturi tubes

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE