Preliminary Free-Flight Investigation of the Effects of Rivets and Lap Joints on the Drag of Bodies at Zero Lift at Supersonic Mach Numbers to 2.1

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Memorandum presenting the effects of rivets and lap joints on the drag of bodies at zero lift at supersonic Mach numbers to 2.1 in free flight with rocket-propelled models. Four forward-facing lap joints 0.064 inch high, four similar lap joints facing rearward, and four double rows of 1/8-inch-diameter brazier head rivets were tested on a 5-inch-diameter body 56 inches long.

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Hopko, Russell N. August 20, 1952.

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  • Main Title: Preliminary Free-Flight Investigation of the Effects of Rivets and Lap Joints on the Drag of Bodies at Zero Lift at Supersonic Mach Numbers to 2.1
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Memorandum presenting the effects of rivets and lap joints on the drag of bodies at zero lift at supersonic Mach numbers to 2.1 in free flight with rocket-propelled models. Four forward-facing lap joints 0.064 inch high, four similar lap joints facing rearward, and four double rows of 1/8-inch-diameter brazier head rivets were tested on a 5-inch-diameter body 56 inches long.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R19728
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930090438 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L52F09
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930090438
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc64724

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Hopko, Russell N. Preliminary Free-Flight Investigation of the Effects of Rivets and Lap Joints on the Drag of Bodies at Zero Lift at Supersonic Mach Numbers to 2.1, report, August 20, 1952; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc64724/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.