Accession Number:

AD0802065

Title:

ON ESTIMATING THE DRAG COEFFICIENT OF MISSILES

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1951-05-31

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

A method of estimating the head, base and friction drag coefficients of a missile is outlined. This procedure pertains to rockets and artillery projectiles, with or without fins, and is a combination of theory and empirical data, gathered from numerous sources.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Rockets
  • Ballistics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE