Accession Number : AD0458212


Title :   HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNEL FACILITIES IN THE UNITED STATES. REVISON 1


Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA


Personal Author(s) : Vicente, F A ; Foy, Nancy S


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/458212.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 48


Abstract : This report presents a compilation of hypersonic wind tunnel facility data, with particular attention given to operating characteristics of the major hypersonic wind tunnels in the United States. The information has been compiled to assist personnel who must evaluate and select facilities for hypersonic wind tunnel test programs. A brief description is given for each facility. These descriptions include information regarding responsible personnel; nozzle and test section; instrumentation; operational status, where such information is pertinent; data reduction method, whenever this has been available; running times; and particular test capabilities of each facility. (Author)


Descriptors :   *HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS , TEMPERATURE , PRESSURE , HIGH ALTITUDE , OPERATION , INSTRUMENTATION , HYPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS , ENTHALPY , REYNOLDS NUMBER , FLUID MECHANICS , STAGNATION POINT , RAREFIED GAS DYNAMICS


Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fluid Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE