Accession Number:

AD0237362

Title:

BEHAVIOR OF PLASTIC MATERIALS IN HYPERTHERMAL ENVIRONMENTS

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Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH MATERIALS LAB

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Report Date:

1960-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A systematic investigation of the behavior of plastic materials in very high temperature air is reported. Several test models of various compositions and constructions were exposed in the air plasma of a one megawatt stabilized electric arc. Both descriptive and quantitative data were obtained on the characteristics and physical properties of the ablative materials. A thermal analysis of quasi steady-state ablation at the stagnation point of the test models was performed. Individual heat transfer parameters were numerically estimated for the plastic materials and test conditions under consideration. Author-PL.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE