Accession Number:

AD0654374

Title:

AN EMPIRICAL METHOD OF PREDICTING NORMAL FORCE AND CENTER OF PRESSURE CHARACTERISTICS FOR BODIES OF REVOLUTION AT ANGLES OF ATTACK UP TO 24 DEGREES AT SUPERSONIC MACH NUMBERS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-05-08

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

An empirical method for quickly and reliably predicting normal force coefficient and center of pressure for a variety of bodies of revolution over a Mach number range of 1.5 to 3.5 and an angle of attack range of 0 to 24 degrees is presented. Within the method there is included a means for directly adjusting existing normal force coefficient and center of pressure data to account for changes in body length. The application of the empirical method is restricted to a specific class of configurations. These body geometry restrictions concern total length and nose bluntness. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE