Accession Number:

AD0605144

Title:

THEORETICAL PARACHUTE INVESTIGATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept. no. 21, 1 Mar-31 May 1962

Corporate Author:

MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS INST OF TECH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-05-31

Pagination or Media Count:

97.0

Abstract:

Contents Investigation of wake effects on the behavior of parachutes and other retardation devices behind large bodies at subsonic and supersonic speeds investigation of basic stability parameters of conventional parachutes Theoretical study of supersonic parachute phenomena Theoretical analysis of the dynamics of theopening parachute Statistical analysis of extraction time, deployment time, opening time, and drag coefficient for aerial delivery parachutes and systems Gliding aerodynamic decelerator Effective porosity studies Study of flow patterns of aerodynamic decelerators by means of the surface wave analogy Stress analysis of the T-10 Troop Parachute

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE