Accession Number:

AD0705590

Title:

SIMPLE ESTIMATES OF WAKE VELOCITY PARAMETERS

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-04-23

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

A technique for using a sequence of two-pulse bursts for obtaining estimates of mean wake velocity and wake velocity width was proposed. The derivation of this technique was based on heuristic reasoning. The report derives the same estimates from the theory of maximum likelihood estimation.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE