Accession Number:

AD0491697

Title:

THE EFFECT OF REYNOLDS NUMBER ON THE DIFFRACTION OF A SHOCK WAVE

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. II-8

Corporate Author:

PRINCETON UNIV NJ

Report Date:

1951-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

On the general subject of diffraction of shock waves over obstacles, the shock strength, Reynolds number, time and shape of obstacle are some of the important parameters. This report throws some light on the effect of Reynolds number and time on the pressure distribution as a shock front turns a 90 deg corner.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE