Accession Number:

AD0671505

Title:

TEST RESULTS OF RAIL TOP PLASTIC TRAYS AS A MEANS OF PROGRAMMED WATER BRAKING FOR MONORAIL ROCKET SLEDS

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOLLOMAN AFB NM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Tests were conducted to determine the feasibility and practicability of using water-filled frangible rail-top trays to brake monorail track vehicles. This braking technique has been tested at entrance velocities of up to approximately fifteen hundred feet per second with predictable and effective results.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE