Accession Number:

AD0699133

Title:

AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE COMPRESSIBLE TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYER WITH A FAVORABLE PRESSURE GRADIENT.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Report Date:

1969-08-25

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

The paper describes the results of a detailed experimental investigation of a two-dimensional turbulent boundary layer in a favorable pressure gradient where the free-stream Mach number varied from 3.8 to 4.6 and the ratio of wall to adiabatic-wall temperature has a nominal value of 0.82. Detailed profile measurements were made with pressure and temperature probes skin friction was measured directly with a shear balance. The velocity- and temperature-profile results were compared with zero pressure gradient and incompressible results. The skin-friction data were correlated with momentum-thickness Reynolds number and pressure-gradient parameter. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE