Accession Number:

AD0668146

Title:

CURVATURE RADII AND DERIVATIVES FOR THERMAL-STRESS ANALYSIS OF VON KARMAN RADOMES.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Basic characteristics of the Von Karman radome configuration are examined and evaluated. Both general and specific results are developed that are required in analyses of stresses, heating effects, and aerodynamic behavior. As a numerical example, the envelope curve for all the principal radii of curvature is obtained for a 28.3 x 6.75 inch Von Karman radome. The numerical results are given in two tables and plotted in two figures. A graphical construction is also included to illustrate the relationship between parametric forms and other coordinates that define the profile curve. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE