Investigation of local heat-transfer and pressure drag characteristics of a yawed circular cylinder at supersonic speeds
Description: Local heat-transfer coefficients, temperature recovery factors, and pressure distributions were measured on the front side of a circular cylinder at a nominal Mach number of 3.9 over a range of free-stream Reynolds numbers from 2.1 x 10 to the 3rd power to 6.7 x 10 to the 3rd power and yaw angles from zero degrees to 44 degrees. Yawing the cylinder reduced the heat-transfer coefficients and the pressure drag coefficients. The amount of reduction may be predicted by a theory presented herein.
Date: January 24, 1956
Creator: Goodwin, Glen; Creager, Marcus O. & Winkler, Ernest L.
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