Accession Number:

ADP006054

Title:

Hypersonic Airbreathing Propulsion: Evolution and Opportunities,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

A history of the evolution of airbreathing propulsion, with emphasis on the development of supersonic combustion ramjet scramjet engines, is presented. The current status of scramjet engines is discussed and deficiencies in fundamental and applied data andor knowledge, which comprise opportunities for future work, are noted.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Research and Experimental Aircraft
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE