Variation with Mach Number of Static and Total Pressures Through Various Screens

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"Tests were conducted in the Langley 24-inch highspeed tunnel to ascertain the static-pressure and total-pressure losses through screens ranging in mesh from 3 to 12 wires per inch and in wire diameter from 0.023 to 0.041 inch. Data were obtained from a Mach number of approximately 0.20 up to the maximum (choking) Mach number obtainable for each screen. The results of this investigation indicate that the pressure losses increase with increasing Mach number until the choking Mach number, which can be computed, is reached" (p. 1).

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Adler, Alfred A. February 1946.

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"Tests were conducted in the Langley 24-inch highspeed tunnel to ascertain the static-pressure and total-pressure losses through screens ranging in mesh from 3 to 12 wires per inch and in wire diameter from 0.023 to 0.041 inch. Data were obtained from a Mach number of approximately 0.20 up to the maximum (choking) Mach number obtainable for each screen. The results of this investigation indicate that the pressure losses increase with increasing Mach number until the choking Mach number, which can be computed, is reached" (p. 1).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R22880
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093590 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-L-23
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093590
  • Report No.: NACA-CB-L5F28
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62531

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Adler, Alfred A. Variation with Mach Number of Static and Total Pressures Through Various Screens, report, February 1946; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62531/: accessed February 26, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.