Accession Number : ADP005883

Title :   Vortex Breakdown and Control Experiments in the Ames-Dryden Water Tunnel,

Corporate Author : COMPLERE INC PALO ALTO CA

Personal Author(s) : Owen, F. K. ; Peake, D. J.

Report Date : JUN 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Flow-field measurements have been made to determine the effects of core blowing on vortex breakdown and control. The results of these proof-of-concept experiments clearly demonstrate the usefulness of water tunnels as test platforms for advanced flow-field simulation and measurement.

Descriptors :   *VORTICES, CONTROL, FLOW FIELDS, JET FLOW, SIMULATION, MEASUREMENT, LASER VELOCIMETERS, WATER TUNNELS, DELTA WINGS, FLOW SEPARATION.

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE