Accession Number:

ADP000224

Title:

Current Studies at Calspan Utilizing Short-Duration Flow Techniques,

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CALSPAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER BUFFALO NY AERODYNAMIC RESEARCH DEPT

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Report Date:

1981-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

A brief review of current shock-wave related research projects within the Aerodynamic Research Department at the Calspan Corporation is given. The subject areas discussed are divided into three basic groups 1 Application of conventional shock-tubeshock-tunnel techniques to obtain heat-flux distributions on flight vehicles, to study transonic shockboundary-layer interactions, and to obtain rate-coefficient measurements 2 Relatively new applications of established shock-tubeshock-tunnel techniques, and 3 Discussion of new techniques specifically developed to improve the accuracy of shock-tunnel simulations.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE