Accession Number:

AD0681759

Title:

PRELIMINARY STUDIES OF LIQUID BEHAVIOR IN A LOW-G FIELD,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

A preliminary analysis to determine the stable configuration of liquids in a gravitational field was carried out. The results obtained are in agreement with those previously determined for the cases of a zero-g field and a 1-g field. The nondimensionalized, nonlinear, second order differential equation, resulting from a variational problem and solved in the form of an infinite series, suggests that similarity tests can be carried out in a laboratory instead of in an airplane. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE