Accession Number:

AD0633656

Title:

A THEORETICAL REAL-GAS ANALYSIS OF THE EXPANSION TUNNEL

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AFB TN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

79.0

Abstract:

A theoretical real-gas analysis of the expansion tunnel is presented. A digital computer program, developed for this investigation, is discussed and Fortran listings and flow charts are included. Tunnel performance, test gas slug length, and working parameters are given for several expansion area ratios. Driver temperature and energy requirements are given for specific cases.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE