Accession Number:

AD0920489

Title:

Methods for Calculating Magnus Forces on Slender Bodies of Revolution

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Feb 1972-Dec 73

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA UNIV EGLIN AFB GRADUATE ENGINEERING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

Theories for predicting the Magnus force for slender, pointed bodies of revolution at small angle of attack and small spin rates are reviewed. A semi-empirical method for calculating CY,P is discussed and shown to be applicable to a variety of bodies and experimental situations.

Subject Categories:

  • Armor
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE