Accession Number:

AD0857892

Title:

Dynamic Tests of a 10-Deg Cone Having Three Angular Degrees of Freedom at Mach 8

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AFB TN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

Dynamic stability data were obtained on a slightly blunted 10-deg half-angle cone at Mach number 8. The tests were conducted using a unique balance system which allowed the model to have three angular degrees of freedom. Both a symmetrical model and a model having compound configurational asymmetries were tested at free-stream Reynolds numbers, based on model length, of from 1, 610,000 to 2,950,000. Data obtained on the symmetrical model at roll rated up to 300 revmin showed the damping-in-pitch derivatives to be nearly constant with roll rate.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE