Ambient pressure determination at high altitudes by use of free-molecule theory

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From Introduction: "Several methods (references 1 and 2) based on gas-dynamic principles are available for reducing such measurements. The results obtained by these methods are subject to the limitation of the gas-dynamic theory which is that the mean free path of the molecules between impacts, is small with respect to the measuring device. Inasmuch as no information on the subject is to present known to be available, the purpose of the present paper is to present a method based on the concept of free-molecule theory for use in connection with this problem."

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Wiener, Bernard March 1, 1949.

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  • Main Title: Ambient pressure determination at high altitudes by use of free-molecule theory
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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From Introduction: "Several methods (references 1 and 2) based on gas-dynamic principles are available for reducing such measurements. The results obtained by these methods are subject to the limitation of the gas-dynamic theory which is that the mean free path of the molecules between impacts, is small with respect to the measuring device. Inasmuch as no information on the subject is to present known to be available, the purpose of the present paper is to present a method based on the concept of free-molecule theory for use in connection with this problem."

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12 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R11785
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930082495 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-1821
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930082495
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc55132

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Wiener, Bernard. Ambient pressure determination at high altitudes by use of free-molecule theory, report, March 1, 1949; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc55132/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.