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Development of a supersonic area rule and an application to the design of a wing-body combination having high lift-to-drag ratios

Development of a supersonic area rule and an application to the design of a wing-body combination having high lift-to-drag ratios

Date: January 1, 1953
Creator: Fischetti, T. L. & Whitcomb, R. T.
Description: None
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Wing pressure distributions over the lift range of the convair xf-92a delta-wing airplane at subsonic and transonic speeds

Wing pressure distributions over the lift range of the convair xf-92a delta-wing airplane at subsonic and transonic speeds

Date: November 30, 1955
Creator: Jordan, G. H. & Keener, E. R.
Description: None
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Determination of rate, area, and distribution of impingement of waterdrops on various airfoils from trajectories obtained on the differential analyzer

Determination of rate, area, and distribution of impingement of waterdrops on various airfoils from trajectories obtained on the differential analyzer

Date: February 16, 1949
Creator: Guibert, A. G.; Janssen, E. & Robbins, W. M.
Description: None
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Compilation and Analysis of US Turbojet and Ram-Jet Engine Characteristics

Compilation and Analysis of US Turbojet and Ram-Jet Engine Characteristics

Date: November 27, 1956
Creator: Cesaro, R. S. & Walker, C. L.
Description: None
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Material compatibility with gaseous fluorine

Material compatibility with gaseous fluorine

Date: January 1, 1957
Creator: Douglass, H. W. & Price, H. G., Jr.
Description: None
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Effect of Ice Formations on Section Drag of Swept NACA 63A-009 Airfoil with Partial-Span Leading-Edge Slat for Various Modes of Thermal Ice Protection

Effect of Ice Formations on Section Drag of Swept NACA 63A-009 Airfoil with Partial-Span Leading-Edge Slat for Various Modes of Thermal Ice Protection

Date: March 15, 1954
Creator: VonGlahn, Uwe H. & Gray, Vernon H.
Description: The effects of primary and runback ice formations on the section drag of a 36 deg swept NACA 63A-009 airfoil section with a partial-span leading-edge slat were studied over a range of angles of attack from 2 to 8 deg and airspeeds up to 260 miles per hour for icing conditions with liquid-water contents ranging from 0.39 to 1.23 grams per cubic meter and datum air temperatures from 10 to 25 F. The results with slat retracted showed that glaze-ice formations caused large and rapid increases in section drag coefficient and that the rate of change in section drag coefficient for the swept 63A-009 airfoil was about 2-1 times that for an unswept 651-212 airfoil. Removal of the primary ice formations by cyclic de-icing caused the drag to return almost to the bare-airfoil drag value. A comprehensive study of the slat icing and de-icing characteristics was prevented by limitations of the heating system and wake interference caused by the slat tracks and hot-gas supply duct to the slat. In general, the studies showed that icing on a thin swept airfoil will result in more detrimental aerodynamic characteristics than on a thick unswept airfoil.
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Determination of rate, area, and distribution of impingement of of waterdrops on various airfoils from trajectories obtained on the differential analyzer

Determination of rate, area, and distribution of impingement of of waterdrops on various airfoils from trajectories obtained on the differential analyzer

Date: February 16, 1949
Creator: Guibert, A. G.; Janssen, E. & Robbins, W. M.
Description: None
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Effectiveness of Thermal-Pneumatic Airfoil-Ice-Protection System

Effectiveness of Thermal-Pneumatic Airfoil-Ice-Protection System

Date: April 13, 1951
Creator: Gowan, William H., Jr. & Mulholland, Donald R.
Description: Icing and drag investigations were conducted in the NACA Lewis icing research tunnel employing a combination thermal-pneumatic de-icer mounted on a 42-inch-chord NACA 0018 airfoil. The de-icer consisted of a 3-inch-wide electrically heated strip symmetrically located about the leading edge with inflatable tubes on the upper and lower airfoil surfaces aft of the heated area. The entire de-icer extended to approximately 25 percent of chord. A maximum power density of 9.25 watts per square inch was required for marginal ice protection on the airfoil leading edge at an air temperature of 00 F and an airspeed of 300 miles per hour. Drag measurements indicated, that without icing, the de-icer installation increased the section drag to approximately 140 percent of that of the bare airfoil; with the tubes inflated, this value increased to a maximum of approximately 620 percent. A 2-minute tube-inflation cycle prevented excessive ice formation on the inflatable area although small scattered residual Ice formations remained after inflation and were removed intermittently during later cycles. Effects of the time lag of heater temperatures after initial application of power and the insulating effect of ice formations on heater temperatures were also determined.
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Effects of surface roughness and extreme cooling on boundary-layer transition for 15 deg cone-cylinder in free flight at Mach numbers to 7.6

Effects of surface roughness and extreme cooling on boundary-layer transition for 15 deg cone-cylinder in free flight at Mach numbers to 7.6

Date: March 5, 1958
Creator: Rabb, L. & Krasnican, M. J.
Description: None
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Wind-Tunnel Investigation at a Mach Number of 2.01 of the Aerodynamic Characteristics in Combined Angles of Attack and Sideslip of Several Hypersonic Missile Configurations with Various Canard Controls

Wind-Tunnel Investigation at a Mach Number of 2.01 of the Aerodynamic Characteristics in Combined Angles of Attack and Sideslip of Several Hypersonic Missile Configurations with Various Canard Controls

Date: March 10, 1958
Creator: Robinson, R. B.
Description: An investigation of the aerodynamic characteristics of several hypersonic missile configurations with various canard controls for an angle-of-attack range from 0 deg to about 28 deg at sideslip angles of about 0 deg and 4 deg at a Mach number of 2.01 has been made in the Langley 4- by 4-foot supersonic pressure tunnel. The configurations tested were a body alone which had a ratio of length to diameter of 10, the body with a 10 deg flare, the body with cruciform fins of 5 deg or 15 deg apex angle, and a flare-stabilized rocket model with a modified Von Karman nose. Various canard surfaces for pitch control only were tested on the body with the 10 deg flare and on the body with both sets of fins. The results indicated that the addition of a flared afterbody or cruciform fins produced configurations which were longitudinally and directionally stable. The body with 5 deg fins should be capable of producing higher normal accelerations than the flared body. A l l of the canard surfaces were effective longitudinal controls which produced net positive increments of normal force and pitching moments which progressively decreased with increasing angle of attack.
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Tabulated Pressure Data for a Series of Controls on a 40 Deg Sweptback Wing at Mach Numbers of 1.61 and 2.01

Tabulated Pressure Data for a Series of Controls on a 40 Deg Sweptback Wing at Mach Numbers of 1.61 and 2.01

Date: November 8, 1957
Creator: Lord, D. R.
Description: An investigation has been made at Mach numbers of 1.61 and 2.01 and Reynolds numbers of 1.7 x l0(exp 6) and 3.6 x l0(exp 6) to determine the pressure distributions over a swept wing with a series of 14 control configurations. The wing had 40 deg of sweep of the quarter-chord line, an aspect ratio of 3.1, and a taper ratio of 0.4. Measurements were made at angles of attack from 0 deg to +/- 15 deg for control deflections from -60 deg to 60 deg. This report contains tabulated pressure data for the complete range of test conditions.
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Comparison of Several Methods of Cyclic De-Icing of a Gas-Heated Airfoil

Comparison of Several Methods of Cyclic De-Icing of a Gas-Heated Airfoil

Date: June 22, 1953
Creator: Gray, Vernon H. & Bowden, Dean T.
Description: Several methods of cyclic de-icing of a gas-heated airfoil were investigated to determine ice-removal characteristics and heating requirements. The cyclic de-icing system with a spanwise ice-free parting strip in the stagnation region and a constant-temperature gas-supply duct gave the quickest and most reliable ice removal. Heating requirements for the several methods of cyclic de-icing are compared, and the savings over continuous ice prevention are shown. Data are presented to show the relation of surface temperature, rate of surface heating, and heating time to the removal of ice.
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Compatibility of Metals with Liquid Fluorine at High Pressures and Flow Velocities

Compatibility of Metals with Liquid Fluorine at High Pressures and Flow Velocities

Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Schmidt, H. W.
Description: No abstract available.
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Preliminary wind-tunnel investigation of the effect of area suction on the laminar boundary layer over an NACA 64A010 airfoil

Preliminary wind-tunnel investigation of the effect of area suction on the laminar boundary layer over an NACA 64A010 airfoil

Date: April 26, 1948
Creator: Braslow, A. L.; Visconti, F. & Burrows, D. L.
Description: None
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Preliminary Wind-Tunnel Investigation of the Performance of Republic F-105 Wing-Root Inlet Configurations at Various Angles of Attack and a Mach Number of 2.01

Preliminary Wind-Tunnel Investigation of the Performance of Republic F-105 Wing-Root Inlet Configurations at Various Angles of Attack and a Mach Number of 2.01

Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Kouyoumjian, W. L.
Description: A 1/13-scale model of the forebody of the Republic F-105 with twin-duct wing-root inlets was tested in the Langley 4- by 4-foot supersonic pressure tunnel through a range of angle of attack from -4 deg to 15 deg at a Mach number of 2.01 and a Reynolds number of approximately 3.4 x 10(exp 6) per foot. The tests were made with four configurations which incorporated varying amounts of sweep and stagger of the inlet leading edges, modifications to the areas of the boundary-layer diverter floor plate, and modifications to the area of the boundary-layer diverter bleed slots. The highest overall pressure recovery at an angle of attack of 0 deg (average total-pressure recovery, 0.84 mass-flow ratio, 0.98) was achieved with configuration having an inlet leading-edge sweep angle of 58 deg with no leading-edge stagger. Stagger was found to improve the angle-of- attack performance, but at a sacrifice in inlet efficiency for an angle of attack of 0 deg. The boundary-layer diverter floor height, of the order of one boundary-layer thickness, was satisfactory for bypassing the fuselage boundary layer. The boundary-layer diverter-plate bleed slots were effective in increasing the total-pressure recovery of the inlet. The total-pressure-recovery contour plots, taken at the ...
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Analysis of a Pneumatic Probe for Measuring Exhaust-Gas Temperatures with Some Preliminary Experimental Results

Analysis of a Pneumatic Probe for Measuring Exhaust-Gas Temperatures with Some Preliminary Experimental Results

Date: May 21, 1952
Creator: Scadron, Marvin D.
Description: A pneumatic probe based on continuity of mass flow through two restrictions separated by a cooling chamber was constructed to measure gas temperature at and beyond the limit of thermocouples. This probe consisted of a subsonic flat-plate orifice for the first restriction and a sonic-flow converging-diverging nozzle for the second restriction. The effect of variation in gas constants on the calibration is examined for common engine-exhaust gases. A high-temperature wind tunnel that allowed calibration of the probe at temperatures up to 2000 deg R and. Mach numbers up to 0.8 is described. Agreement to better than 30 deg R between pneumatic probe indication and the indication of a rake of radiation shielded thermocouples indicates that extrapolation of the calibration to higher temperatures is possible with fair accuracy.
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Adaptation of a Cascade Impactor to Flight Measurement of Droplet Size in Clouds

Adaptation of a Cascade Impactor to Flight Measurement of Droplet Size in Clouds

Date: September 18, 1951
Creator: Levine, Joseph & Kleinknecht, Kenneth S.
Description: A cascade impactor, an instrument for obtaining: the size distribution of droplets borne in a low-velocity air stream, was adapted for flight cloud droplet-size studies. The air containing the droplets was slowed down from flight speed by a diffuser to the inlet-air velocity of the impactor. The droplets that enter the impactor impinge on four slides coated with magnesium oxide. Each slide catches a different size range. The relation between the size of droplet impressions and the droplet size was evaluated so that the droplet-size distributions may be found from these slides. The magnesium oxide coating provides a permanent record. of the droplet impression that is not affected by droplet evaporation after the. droplets have impinged.
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Analysis of Meteorological Data Obtained During Flight in a Supercooled Stratiform Cloud of High Liquid-Water Content

Analysis of Meteorological Data Obtained During Flight in a Supercooled Stratiform Cloud of High Liquid-Water Content

Date: July 11, 1951
Creator: Perkins, Porter J. & Kline, Dwight B.
Description: Flight icing-rate data obtained in a dense and. abnormally deep supercooled stratiform cloud system indicated the existence of liquid-water contents generally exceeding values in amount and extent previously reported over the midwestern sections of the United States. Additional information obtained during descent through a part of the cloud system indicated liquid-water contents that significantly exceeded theoretical values, especially near the middle of the cloud layer.. The growth of cloud droplets to sizes that resulted in sedimentation from the upper portions of the cloud is considered to be a possible cause of the high water contents near the center of the cloud layer. Flight measurements of the vertical temperature distribution in the cloud layer indicated a rate of change of temperature with altitude exceeding that of the moist adiabatic lapse rate. This excessive rate of change is considered to have contributed to the severity of the condition.
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Experimental investigation of effect of spike- tip and cowl-lip blunting on the internal performance of a two-cone cylindrical-cowl inlet at mach number 4.95

Experimental investigation of effect of spike- tip and cowl-lip blunting on the internal performance of a two-cone cylindrical-cowl inlet at mach number 4.95

Date: September 23, 1958
Creator: Weston, K. C.
Description: None
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Experimental investigation of air-cooled turbine blades in turbojet engine.  2:  Rotor blades with 15 fins in cooling-air passages

Experimental investigation of air-cooled turbine blades in turbojet engine. 2: Rotor blades with 15 fins in cooling-air passages

Date: August 1, 1950
Creator: Hickel, R. O. & Ellerbrock, H. H., Jr.
Description: None
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Experimental Investigation of Effects of Combustion-chamber Length and Inlet Total Temperature, Total Pressure, and Velocity on Afterburner Performance

Experimental Investigation of Effects of Combustion-chamber Length and Inlet Total Temperature, Total Pressure, and Velocity on Afterburner Performance

Date: June 3, 1957
Creator: King, C. R.
Description: Afterburner combustion efficiency - effects of chamber length, temperature, pressure and velocity.
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Experimental investigation of diffuser pressure ratio control with shock positioning limit on 28 inch ram-jet engine

Experimental investigation of diffuser pressure ratio control with shock positioning limit on 28 inch ram-jet engine

Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Crowl, R. J.; Dunbar, W. R. & Wentworth, C. B.
Description: None
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Experimental performance of a 5000-pound- thrust rocket chamber using a 20-percent- fluorine - 80-percent-oxygen mixture with RP-1

Experimental performance of a 5000-pound- thrust rocket chamber using a 20-percent- fluorine - 80-percent-oxygen mixture with RP-1

Date: April 24, 1957
Creator: Kutina, F. J., Jr.; Rothenberg, E. A. & Tomazic, W. A.
Description: Increased performance of rocket engine using fluorine-oxygen mixture with RP-1 fuel.
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Experimental investigation of air-cooled turbine blades in turbojet engine.  1:  Rotor blades with 10 tubes in cooling-air passages

Experimental investigation of air-cooled turbine blades in turbojet engine. 1: Rotor blades with 10 tubes in cooling-air passages

Date: July 30, 1950
Creator: Ellerbrock, H. H., Jr. & Stepka, F. S.
Description: None
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