Accession Number:

AD0657796

Title:

TEST SECTION CONDITIONS FOR THE TAILORED INTERFACE HYPERSONIC SHOCK TUNNEL

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SHEFFIELD UNIV (UNITED KINGDOM) DEPT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND FUEL TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

The report contains calculated conditions expected in the test section of the Sheffield University Shock Tunnel. The driver gases used are either cold hydrogen or a mixture of hydrogen oxygen and helium ignited behind the primary diaphragm. Cold hydrogen Tailors at a primary shock Mach number of 6 and the helium mixture used at about 12. The report therefore deals with the primary shock Mach number ranges from 5 to 9 and from 9 to 14 to cover both these cases. The air in the stagnation region is expanded to test section Mach numbers of 3, 4 and 5 depending on the nozzle attached.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE