Accession Number : AD0433089


Title :   MHD WIND TUNNEL PROGRAM.


Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1 Oct-31 Dec 63,


Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF


Personal Author(s) : Durran,D A ; Grabowsky,W R ; Spencer,D J


Report Date : 21 Feb 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 23


Abstract : A pulsed-type experimental facility is being assembled to study the feasibility of a hypervelocity wind tunnel employing an MHD accelerator. This report presents a description of the hot shot that will be used as a source for the MHD accelerator. In addition, the present status of the experimental work concerned with the accelerator is given. (Author)


Descriptors :   *MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS , INSTRUMENTATION , HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS , ELECTRIC FIELDS , CONFIGURATIONS , MAGNETIC FIELDS , SCHEDULING , OPERATION , POTASSIUM , CESIUM , FEASIBILITY STUDIES , CONTROL SYSTEMS , GAS DISCHARGES , GAS IONIZATION


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE