Accession Number:

AD0630261

Title:

ATMOSPHERIC TRANSPORT OF ROCKET MOTOR COMBUSTION BY-PRODUCTS. VOLUME II. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND FIELD INSTALLATION.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

GCA TECHNOLOGY DIV GCA CORP BEDFORD MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

Volume II describes the design and equipment installation for the field program. In preparation for static firing tests, an elaborate installation was completed on San Nicolas Island to provide measurements of particle size, fallout, surface contamination, dimensions and concentration of the rocket motor exhaust clouds. For the tracer studies of long-range diffusion, an airplane equipped with a drum-impactor sampler and recorfing temperature and flight instruments was used for measurements. Land-based radar was used for position determination. To assist in locating the tracer plume, constant level balloons tetroons were released with the tracer plume and tracked by radar. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
  • Air Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE