Accession Number:

AD0271766

Title:

MASS TRANSFER IN THE HYPERSONIC LOW REYNOLDS NUMBER VISCOUS LAYER

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SCHENECTADY NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-01-15

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

A study is presented of the low Reynolds number effects encountered by a re-entry vehicle traveling at hypersonic speeds in the Earths atmosphere. Included are real gas effects such as dissociation, and mass transfer from the surface.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE