Accession Number:

AD0263551

Title:

HIGH MACH NUMBER AND MATERIALS RESEARCH PROGRAM. PHASE II. ARC PLASMA INVESTIGATIONS AND ARC TUNNEL MATERIALS STUDIES.

Descriptive Note:

Semiannual technical rept., vol. 1, 1 Jan-30 Jun 61,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF

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Report Date:

1961-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

Progress is reported for the High Mach Number and Materials Research Program, Phase II Arc Plama Investigations, and Arc Tunnel Materials Studies. The enthalpy computer was fabricated and rendered operational. Studies were initiated on methods of insuring long duration constant power runs and on trajectory simulation. A program to build up the 2-megawatt arc facility, begun and halted at Space Technology Laboratories, Inc. was resumed. This facility is nearing completion. A plasma spray unit was refined,and a complete facility set up. The porosity of W coatings sprayed with this unit was found to be superior to commercially sprayed coatings. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE