Accession Number:

AD0605978

Title:

THEORETICAL PARACHUTE INVESTIGATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept. no. 16, 1 Dec 60-28 Feb 61

Corporate Author:

MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS INST OF TECH

Report Date:

1961-02-28

Pagination or Media Count:

109.0

Abstract:

Contents Investigations 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 the opening parachute Study of basic principles of new parachutes and retardation devices.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE