Accession Number:

AD0750936

Title:

Air-Cushion Pressure During Stiff-Operation for Air-Cushion Landing Systems. Part II. Experiments.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. for Jul 71-Jan 72,

Corporate Author:

OHIO STATE UNIV RESEARCH FOUNDATION COLUMBUS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

103.0

Abstract:

The report describes the experimental verification of the theory developed in Part I for ACLS in its stiff-mode operation. It also reports the discharge coefficient data required for computing air flow requirements. At low ground clearances, the theory was verified to be in excellent agreement with the experimental data obtained. At higher values of the ground clearance where the viscous flow theory is not expected to hold, appreciable difference between the experimental data and theoretical computation was observed. A multi-jet theory yet to be developed is expected to bridge the gap. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE