Accession Number:

AD0762243

Title:

Experimental Study of Base Pressure of Round Cylinders of Great Elongation

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Report Date:

1973-06-08

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

A vacuum appears behind the blunt base of a body of revolution which is in a supersonic gas flow. The degree of the vacuum determines the magnitude of the base wake drag - one of the components of total drag of a body.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE