Accession Number:

ADA031285

Title:

Environmental Characteristics and Experimental Limitations of Arc-Heated Reentry Test Facilities.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

SPECTRON DEVELOPMENT LABS INC COSTA MESA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

105.0

Abstract:

A critical examination of the nature of the flows in arc-heated jet facilities, and the several uses that these facilities are put to is presented. Conclusions as to the applicability and validity of these tests for various re-entry problems are drawn and recommendations are presented for improved calibrations of existing facilities andor new features required for next generation facilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Guided Missile Dynamics, Configurations and Control Surfaces

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE