Design and Calibration of a Large Aspect Angle Total Head Pressure Gage
ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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A total head pressure gage that would give accurate data over an aspect angle of at least 30 degrees was designed for a height of burst study program. Shock tube and wind tunnel calibration tests were performed. The results give correction factors to be applied to field data for various aspect angles and mach numbers.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods