Accession Number : AD0475261


Title :   A THERMAL TESTING FACILITY FOR THE AERONAUTICS DEPARTMENT AT USNPS


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Wilcox, Bruce A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/475261.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 121


Abstract : An engineering study was conducted of a testing facility for the Aeronautics Department at USNPS designed to test for thermal effects on aircraft structures. Types of equipment and testing methods are described. A recommended facility employing radiant quartz tube lamps as a heat source and mechanical loading is described in detail. Cost breakdowns of this and alternate facilities are compared. Additional recommended equipment and typical uses are discussed.


Descriptors :   *TEST FACILITIES , *THERMAL PROPERTIES , AERODYNAMIC HEATING , AIRCRAFT , DETERMINATION , HEATING , HIGH TEMPERATURE , MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS , MEASUREMENT , SOURCES , TEMPERATURE , THERMAL STRESSES , WIND TUNNELS


Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE