Accession Number:

AD0730273

Title:

Development of Calibration Instrumentation for Ablation Facilities

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 1970-Jul 1971

Corporate Author:

ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AFB TN

Report Date:

1971-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

Results are presented from a program conducted to develop calibration instrumentation for ablation facilities. The investigation included the development and evaluation of a transient total enthalpy probe, a stagnation point heat-transfer probe, and total pressure probes. A laser shadowgraph was developed for visualization of the flow field. Testing was conducted in the AEDC-PWT arc heater test unit 5 MW. Uncooled probes swept through the flow at high velocity 10 to 40 in.sec survived the severe heat-transfer conditions and the desired data were obtained. The results of this investigation and a description of the calibration instrumentation are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE