Accession Number : AD0434369


Title :   LOCAL HEAT-TRANSFER COEFFICIENTS IN A NOZZLE WITH HIGH-SPEED LAMINAR FLOW


Corporate Author : ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AFB TN


Personal Author(s) : Carden, William H


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/434369.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 42


Abstract : An experimental investigation of the local heattransfer coefficient in the throat region of a nozzle operating under conditions of cold wall, thick laminar boundary-layer, low-density, highspeed flow has been conducted. The experimental results have been compared with several analytic procedures for predicting the heat-transfer coefficient in laminar flow. The simple flat plate equation is shown to underestimate the heat-transfer coefficient, while the method of Cohen and Reshotko predicts coefficients which are too large. The incremental flat plate method of Pasqua and Stevens and a modification of a solution of Beckwith and Cohen exhibit good results downstream of the nozzle throat when reference to the value calculated by the simple flat plate equation at the nozzle exit. The effects of thermal raiation upstream of the nozzle throat are indicated.


Descriptors :   *HEAT TRANSFER , *NOZZLE GAS FLOW , *ROCKET NOZZLES , FLAT PLATE MODELS , INSTRUMENTATION , LAMINAR FLOW , TEMPERATURE , THERMAL RADIATION


Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE