Accession Number:

ADA028588

Title:

Overland Vertical Plane Motion Prediction for an Air-Cushion-Supported Vehicle: Initial Verification of Inertial and Damping Characteristics,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP PERFORMANCE DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

A three degree-of-freedom mathematical model describing the time-dependent heave, pitch and surge behavior of an air-cushion-supported vehicle is under development. The model is verified for zero-speed overland oscillation by comparison of the mathematical model results with experimental data.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE