Accession Number:

ADA279494

Title:

Design Features and Operational Characteristics of the Langley Pilot Transonic Cryogenic Tunnel

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HAMPTON VA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-09-23

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

A theoretical investigation by Smelt in 1945 indicated that the use of air at cryogenic temperatures would permit larged reductions of wind-tunnel size and power requirements in comparision with a wind tunnel operated at normal tmeperature.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE