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Aerodynamic and hydrodynamic characteristics of a proposed supersonic multijet water-based hydro-ski aircraft with a variable-incidence wing

Description: From Introduction: "The configuration described in this paper represents one approach to such an airplane and the results of the wind-tunnel and tank evaluations are presented. In the present investigation, the aerodynamic longitudinal characteristics over a Mach number range from 0.6 to 1.97 were obtained."
Date: October 23, 1957
Creator: Petynia, William W.; Hasson, Dennis F. & Spooner, Stanley H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analog computer study of some filtering, command-computer, and automatic-pilot problems connected with the attack phase of the automatically controlled supersonic interceptor

Description: From Summary: "Presented herein are the results of a study of some of the problems associated with the cross-roll filter, command computer, and g-limiter of an automatic interceptor system."
Date: October 3, 1957
Creator: Sherman, Windsor L
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An analysis of the effect of several parameters on the stability of an air-lubricated hydrostatic thrust bearing

Description: From Introduction: "The present investigation considers a simple nonrotating thrust bearing consisting of two round flat disks of finite diameter separated by a thin film of air. The nonlinear differential equations governing the motion of the bearing when disturbed were solved on a high-speed digital computing machine. In addition, these solutions provide a means for checking the validity of more simplified solutions (e.g., ref. 1)."
Date: October 1957
Creator: Roudebush, William H
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beta and Gamma Dose Rates From Terrestrially Distributed Sources

Description: Report that examines the dose rate of radiation in the air and in a test subject due to radioactive materials (uranium, thorium, and potassium) that are present in the ground. The test subject in these experiments is a water cylinder that is meant to receive radiation in a manner similar to a person.
Date: October 28, 1957
Creator: O'Brien, Keran; Lowder, Wayne M. & Solon, Leonard R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Blow-Out Velocities of Solutions of Hydrocarbons and Boron Hydride - Hydrocarbon Reaction Products in a 1 7/8-Inch-Diameter Combustor

Description: Blow-out velocities were determined for JP-4 solutions containing: (1) 10 % ethylene - decaborane reaction product, (2) 10% and 20% acetylene - diborane reaction product, and (3) 5.5%, 15.7%, and 30.7% methylacetylene - diborane reaction product. These were compared with blow-out velocities for JP-4, propylene oxide, and neohexane and previously reported data for JP-4 solutions of pentaborane. For those reaction products investigated, the blow-out velocities at a fixed equivalence ratio were higher for those materials containing higher boron concentrations; that is, blow-out velocity increased in the following order: (1) methylacetylene - diborane, (2) acetylene - diborane, and (3) ethylene - decaborane reaction products.
Date: October 24, 1957
Creator: Morris, James F. & Lord, Albert M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effect of boundary solidity of planing lift obtained in a high-speed water jet with a single longitudinal slot in each rigid boundary

Description: Report discussing the hydrodynamic planing-lift forces of a model of a rectangular jet with several boundaries with slots in them in order to obtain varying boundary solidities. The lift coefficients at the different boundary solidities were compared to computed values from an equation. Information about the effects of boundary solidity, the level of optimum solidity, and the effects of speed is provided.
Date: October 23, 1957
Creator: Weinflash, Bernard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department