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Heat Transfer Tests of a Steel Cylinder Barrel With Aluminum Fins With Improved Bonding Between Steel Barrel and Aluminum Base

Description: Report presenting testing of a steel cylinder barrel with aluminum fins in order to evaluate the effect of using preformed aluminum fins on a steel barrel or aluminum barrel. Results regarding the heat-transfer tests and physical tests are provided.
Date: July 1940
Creator: Ellerbrock, Herman H., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Heat-Transfer Tests of Two Steel Cylinder Barrels With Aluminum Fins Manufactured by Factory Production Method

Description: Report presenting testing of two engine cylinder barrels with aluminum fins. The primary purpose was to determine the heat-transfer coefficients and the excellence of the bonds between the aluminum fins and the aluminum base and between the aluminum base and the steel of the two barrels when manufactured by a large-volume production method.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Ellerbrock, Herman H., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Heat-Transfer Tests of a Steel Cylinder Barrel With Aluminum Fins of Optimum Proportions

Description: Report presenting testing of a steel cylinder barrel with aluminum fins of the optimum spacing of 0.090 inch. The primary purpose is to determine the excellence of the thermal bonds between the aluminum fins and the aluminum base and between the aluminum base and the steel and to compare the heat transfer of the barrel with that of barrels with a fin space of 0.052 inch.
Date: November 1940
Creator: Ellerbrock, Herman H., Jr. & Mann, Alvin H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tail-load measurements on the XB-15 bomber in gusty air

Description: Report presenting some statistical measurements of the accelerations encountered in gusty air over a period of years in order to determine the loads to which airplanes may be subjected. The statistical measurements have been evaluated to yield either effective or true gust velocities as applied to the wings of airplanes.
Date: April 1941
Creator: Pearson, H. A. & Garvin, J. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A flight investigation of the boundary-layer characteristics and profile drag of the NACA 35-215 laminar-flow airfoil at high Reynolds numbers

Description: Report presenting testing to determine the boundary layer characteristics and profile drag of the NACA 35-215 airfoil section at high Reynolds numbers. The results indicated that a forward movement of the transition point occurred at about 3 percent of the chord due to operation of the engines and propellers.
Date: May 1941
Creator: Platt, Robert C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Power-off wind-tunnel tests of the 1/8-scale model of the Brewster F2A airplane

Description: "At the request of the Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department, tests were made in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of the 1/8-scale model of the Brewster F2A airplane. The object of the tests was to determine the power-off static lateral and longitudinal stability and control of the complete model" (p. 1).
Date: June 1941
Creator: Lowry, John G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wind-tunnel investigation of an NACA 23012 airfoil with a 30 percent chord Maxwell slate and with trailing-edge flaps

Description: Report presenting an investigation in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of an NACA 23012 airfoil with a 30 percent-chord Maxwell leading-edge slat and a slotted and a split flap. The main purpose was to determine the optimum slot cap of the Maxwell slat for, and the aerodynamic section characteristics of, the airfoil with several deflections for both types of flaps. Curves of lift, drag, and pitching-moment characteristics for optimum arrangements are provided.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Lowry, John G. & McKee, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Power-on wind-tunnel tests of the 1/8-scale model of the Brewster F2A airplane with full-span slotted flaps

Description: "At the request of the Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department, tests were made in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of the 1/8-scale model of the Brewster F2A airplane with full-span slotted flaps. The object of the tests was to determine the power-on static lateral and longitudinal stability of the complete model with a new wing which had a full-span slotted flap and a plain and slot-lip aileron for lateral control" (p. 1).
Date: August 1941
Creator: Lowry, John G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wind-tunnel investigation of a section of the horizontal tail surface for the Bell XP-63 airplane

Description: Report presenting force tests conducted on a model of a section of the XP-63 horizontal tail surface in the 4- by 6-foot closed-throat vertical wing tunnel. The angle-of-attack range was from the negative to the positive stall for all flap deflections.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Ames, Milton B., Jr. & Hoggard, H. Page, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wind-Tunnel Tests of Four Curtiss Propellers Embodying Different Blade Sections

Description: Tests of four 10-foot propellers were made in the propeller-research tunnel for the Army Air Corps to check flight and static thrust test results made on several propellers embodying Clark Y and modified NACA 16-series sections. These propellers were identical as to diameter and activity factor and very closely identical in thickness ratio and pitch distribution. The blades embodied sections with both single- and double-cambered Clark Y, modified NACA 16-series, and a combination of Clark Y and modified NACA-16 airfoils. Tests covered a range of blade angles from 20 deg. to 70 deg., and were all made at tip speeds below 280 feet per second. Although these tests were not conclusive in themselves, owing to the conditions under which they were made, the results seem to check the flight and static tests as closely as would be expected.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Gray, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wind-tunnel tests of two Hamilton Standard propellers embodying Clark Y and NACA 16 series blade sections

Description: Report presenting tests of two 10-foot Hamilton Standard propellers to determine the relative merits of the Clark Y and NACA 16-series sections and to determine the negative thrust available at negative angles. Little difference was noted between propellers at peak efficiency for the low Mach numbers used in the tunnel tests.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Gray, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Additional power-on wind-tunnel tests of the 1/8-scale model of the Brewster F2A airplane with full-span slotted flaps

Description: "Additional tests as recommended in reference 1 were made in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of the 1/8-scale model of the Brewster F2A airplane to determine the angle of attack of horizontal tail and the elevator angles required for trim with flaps down" (p. 1).
Date: October 1941
Creator: Lowry, John G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wind-tunnel investigation of an NACA 23012 airfoil with an 18.05 percent chord Maxwell slat and with trailing-edge flaps

Description: Report presenting an investigation in the 7- by 10-foot wind tunnel of an NACA 23012 airfoil with an 18.05-percent-chord Maxwell leading-edge slat and with a slotted and a split flap. The main purpose of the investigation was to determine the optimum slot gap of the Maxwell slat for, and the aerodynamic section characteristics of, the airfoil with several deflections of both types of flap.
Date: October 1941
Creator: McKee, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lift and drag characteristics of a low-drag airfoil with slotted flap submitted by Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Description: Report presenting a wooden model equipped with a slotted flap that was tested in the two-dimensional tunnel. It represented a wing section of the Curtiss-Wright P-60A airplane and the NACA 66,2-118 section. Results regarding lift characteristics, drag coefficients, and flap deflection characteristics are provided.
Date: December 1941
Creator: Abbott, I. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lift and Drag Tests of Three Airfoil Models With Fowler Flaps Submitted by Consolidated Aircraft Corporation

Description: Report presenting lift and drag tests made in the two-dimensional tunnel of three airfoil models. The models represented intermediate sections on alternative wings of the XB-32 airplane and were equipped with 0.30 Fowler flaps. Results regarding the Davis model, the C.A.C. model, and low-drag model are provided.
Date: December 1941
Creator: Abbott, Ira H. & Turner, Harold R., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pressure-distribution measurements of a low-drag airfoil with slotted flap submitted by Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Description: From Summary: "Pressure-distribution measurements were made at the request of the Materiel Division, U.S. Army Air Corps, on a 24-inch-chord wooden model equipped with a slotted flap and submitted by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. The tests were made in the Langley two-dimensional tunnel at a Reynolds number of about 5,600,000."
Date: December 1941
Creator: Abbott, I. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pressure-Distribution Measurements of a Model of a Davis Wing Section with Fowler Flap Submitted by Consolidated Aircraft Corporation

Description: Wing pressure distribution diagrams for several angles of attack and flap deflections of 0 degrees, 20 degrees, and 40 degrees are presented. The normal force coefficients agree with lift coefficients obtained in previous test of the same model, except for the maximum lifts with flap deflection. Pressure distribution measurements were made at Reynolds Number of about 6,000,000.
Date: January 1942
Creator: Abbott, Ira H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department