Light Diffusion Through High-Speed Turbulent Boundary Layers

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Memorandum presenting the optical transmission characteristics of turbulent boundary layers in air on a flat plate with negligible heat transfer measured photometrically for ranges of Mach number from 0.4 to 2.5. The results indicated that the scattering from a collimated beam of white light which penetrates a turbulent boundary layer depends mainly on the integral across the layer of the difference between the free-stream density and the local boundary-layer density.

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46 p. : ill.

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Stine, Howard A. & Winovich, Warren May 26, 1956.

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Memorandum presenting the optical transmission characteristics of turbulent boundary layers in air on a flat plate with negligible heat transfer measured photometrically for ranges of Mach number from 0.4 to 2.5. The results indicated that the scattering from a collimated beam of white light which penetrates a turbulent boundary layer depends mainly on the integral across the layer of the difference between the free-stream density and the local boundary-layer density.

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46 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R18528
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930089238 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-A56B21
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930089238
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62461

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Stine, Howard A. & Winovich, Warren. Light Diffusion Through High-Speed Turbulent Boundary Layers, report, May 26, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62461/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.