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Penetration and Duration of Fuel Sprays From a Pump Injection System

Description: "High-speed motion pictures were taken of individual fuel sprays from a pump injection system. The changes in the spray-tip penetration with changes in the pump speed, injection-valve opening and closing pressures, discharge-orifice area, injection-tube length and diameter, and pump throttle setting were measured. The pump was used with and without a check valve" (p. 241).
Date: August 24, 1931
Creator: Rothrock, A. M. & Marsh, E. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Longitudinal Stability and Control With Special Reference to Slipstream Effects

Description: Report presents the results of a study of data obtained in the NACA full-scale wind tunnel concerning the effects of interference and of propeller operation on longitudinal stability and control. The data include pitching moments for various power conditions for airplanes with tails removed and with tails set at various stabilizer and elevator angles. A number of surveys of the dynamic pressure and the flow direction in the region of the horizontal tail surface are also included.
Date: August 24, 1939
Creator: Katzoff, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Application of one part of Von Karman's two-dimensional transonic similarity law to drag data of NACA 65-series wings

Description: Report presenting the use of Von Karman's two-dimensional transonic similarity law as applied to drag data of three different thickness wings with NACA 65-series sections and aspect ratios of 7.6 over a range of Mach numbers. The correlation was found to be satisfactory, with results better in the subsonic range than in the supersonic range.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Amer, Kenneth B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effect of Distribution of Basket-Hole Area on Simulated Altitude Performance of 25 1/2-Inch-Diameter Annular-Type Turbojet Combustor

Description: A simulated altitude performance of a 25 1/2-inch-diameter annular-type turbojet combustor was performed to determine the effect of the distribution of basket-hole area on the altitude operational limits of the engine as imposed by the combustor.Total pressure drop was recorded, as well as the effect of fuel-nozzle flow capacity,and fuel-nozzle spray angle for one basket configuration. General observations were made for all configurations regarding flames, extent of afterburning, and durability of the baskets.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Olson, Walter T. & Schroeter, Thomas T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Investigation of performance of Bumblebee 18-inch ram jet with a can-type flame holder

Description: Report presenting the results of an investigation in the altitude wind tunnel to determine the performance of a Bumblebee 18-inch ram jet equipped with a can-type flame holder. Results regarding the ramjet combustion performance and ramjet overall performance are provided.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Sterbentz, W. H. & Nussdorfer, T. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Investigation of the I-40 jet-propulsion engine in the Cleveland altitude wind tunnel 1: performance and windmilling drag characteristics

Description: Report presenting the performance characteristics of the I-40 jet propulsion engine and an analysis for a range of altitudes and ram pressure ratios. Results regarding the component efficiencies, engine performance, generalizing factors, and windmilling drag characteristics are provided.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Gendler, Stanley L. & Koffel, William K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Investigation of the I-40 Jet-Propulsion Engine in the Cleveland Altitude Wind Tunnel 1: Performance and Windmilling Drag Characteristics

Description: Report presenting the performance characteristics of the I-40 jet-propulsion engine for a range of altitudes and ram pressure ratios. Results regarding component efficiencies, engine performance, generalizing factors, and windmilling drag characteristics are provided.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Gendler, Stanley L. & Koffel, William K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Low-Speed Investigation of a Small Triangular Wing of Aspect Ratio 2.0 3: Static Stability With Twin Vertical Fins

Description: "Low-speed wind-tunnel tests were made of a triangular wing with two arrangements of twin vertical fins. With these twin fins mounted either symmetrically or wholly above the wing chord plane, approximately constant effectiveness in proportion to the fin size was obtained throughout the angle-of-attack range. The addition of these fins, however, resulted in a decrease in maximum lift and a reduction in static longitudinal stability at lift coefficients above 0.4" (p. 1).
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Rose, Leonard M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Shielding studies at Mound Laboratory

Description: Neutron shielding is done to protect workers from excessive radiation and to keep a low neutron background for research in neutron counting. To meet health standards the total neutron flux allowable is 150 n/cm/sec per eight hours, or 50 n/cm/sec per twenty-four hours. Literature values for the absorption coefficients of paraffin and water are considered, and some experimental data is presented which approximately confirm them. A description of barriers at Mound Laboratory is given. Plans for future work on slowing-down of fast nautrons and capture of slow neutrons are included.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Bradley, J.E. & Richmond, J.L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An apparatus for varying effective dihedral in flight with application to a study of tolerable dihedral on a conventional fighter airplane

Description: From Summary: "An apparatus for varying effective dihedral in flight by means of servo actuation of the ailerons in response to sideslip angle is described. The results of brief flight tests of the apparatus on a conventional fighter airplane are presented and discussed. The results of an investigation employing the apparatus to determine the tolerable (safe for normal fighter operation) range of effective dihedral on the test airplane are presented."
Date: August 24, 1949
Creator: Kauffman, William M.; Liddell, Charles J., Jr.; Smith, Allan & Van Dyke, Rudolph D., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effect of an Increase in Hull Length-Beam Ratio From 15 to 20 on the Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Flying Boats

Description: Report presenting an investigation of the effect of hull length-beam ratio on the hydrodynamic characteristics of flying boats that extend to a length-beam ratio of 20. The results are compared with flying boats having a length-beam ratio of 15. Results regarding longitudinal stability, spray characteristics, take-off performance, taxiing and take-off behavior in waves, landing behavior in waves, and a summary chart are provided.
Date: August 24, 1949
Creator: Carter, Arthur W. & Whitaker, Walter E., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Tests for Hydrogen Cyanide and Hydrogen Sulfide

Description: A potential source of dangerous concentrations of hydrogen cyanide exists in the plating room of the Machine Shop where open plating baths containing cyanide salts are maintained and where solid cyanide salts are stored. Also the use of hydrogen sulfide in certain steps of the waste disposal process has lead to noticeable and sometimes objectionable concentrations of this gas in the air of the "WD" Building. In view of the toxic properties of these two gases, it was desirable to set up suitable tests to determine the actual concentrations present in the air of the respective working areas.
Date: August 24, 1949
Creator: Joy, E. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Amplifier Design for Proportional Ionization Chambers

Description: This paper presents the requirements of a nuclear amplifier of short resolving time, designed to accept pulses of widely varying amplitudes. Data are given which show that a proportional ionization chamber loaded with a 1,000-ohm resistor develops pulses of 0.5 microsecond duration and several volts amplitude. Results indicate that seven basic requirements are imposed on the amplifier when counting soft beta and gamma radiation in the presence of alpha particles, without absorbers. It should, (1) have a fast recovery time, (2) have a relatively good low frequency response, (3) accept pulses of widely varying heights without developing spurious pulsed, (4) have a limiting output stage, (5) preserve the inherently short rise time of the chamber, (6) minimize pulse integration, and (7) have sufficient gain to detect the weak pulses well below the chamber voltage at which continuous discharge takes place. The results obtained with an amplifier which meets these requirements is described. A formula is derived which indicates that redesign of the proportional ionization chamber might eliminate the need for an amplifier. This may be possible if the radioactive particles are collimated parallel to the collecting electrode.
Date: August 24, 1950
Creator: Baker, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Damping in Roll of Rectangular Wings of Several Aspect Ratios and Naca 65a-Series Airfoil Sections of Several Thickness Ratios at Transonic and Supersonic Speeds as Determined With Rocket-Powered Models

Description: Report presenting rocket-powered flight tests to determine the damping in roll of rectangular wings of various aspect ratios and thickness ratios using NACA airfoil sections. The experimental damping in roll was consistently lower than what was predicted theoretically.
Date: August 24, 1950
Creator: Edmondson, James L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effect of Retractable Ignition Plug on Plug Fouling by Carbon Deposits

Description: Memorandum presenting an investigation conducted using a single combustor from a 4600-pound-thrust turbojet engine to determine if ignition-plug fouling by carbon deposits could be prevented by retracting the plug from the combustion zone during operation after ignition had taken place. The fuels used were normally conducive to forming carbon. The results indicated that retracting the ignition plug from the combustion zone after ignition prevented plug fouling by carbon.
Date: August 24, 1950
Creator: Wear, Jerrold D. & Locke, Theodore E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Focusing in Linear Accelerators

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Date: August 24, 1950
Creator: McMillan, E.M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Interpretation of boundary-layer pressure-rake data in flow with a detached shock

Description: From Summary: "A procedure is presented for determining boundary-layer quantities from pressure-rake data, which include the combined effects of viscous and shock losses. The problem is analyzed using schileren photographs of the shock configuration, the continuity of mass relationship, and the characteristics of the turbulent boundary layer that its outer edge is defined by a rapid change in slope in the Mach-number profiles in the vicinity of the edge."
Date: August 24, 1950
Creator: Luidens, Roger W. & Madden, Robert T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Photoproduction of Mesons from Hydrogen

Description: In an effort to gain information on the nature of the photon-meson and photon-nucleon interaction, a study of the artificial production of mesons by photons has been made at the Berkeley synchrotron. The major effort of this research was concentrated on a measurement of the energy and angular distribution of u+-mesons produced when the photons strike a target of liquid hydrogen. Detection of the mesons is accomplished electronically by the technique of delayed coincidence.
Date: August 24, 1950
Creator: Bishop, Amasa Stone
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Correlation of Analog Solutions With Experimental Sea-Level Transient Data for Controlled Turbine-Propeller Engine, Including Analog Results at Altitudes

Description: Memorandum presenting a satisfactory correlation obtained between experimental sea-level transient data at constant flight speed and solutions from the analog representation. The representation is accomplished by transfer functions formed from a frequency-response analysis, which is then used to compute system response at altitude.
Date: August 24, 1951
Creator: Lazar, James & DeRocher, Wilfred L., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hanford Works monthly report, July 1951

Description: This is a progress report of the production reactors on the Hanford Reservation for the month of July 1951. This report takes each division (e.g., manufacturing, medical, accounting, occupational safety, security, reactor operations, etc.) of the site and summarizes its accomplishments and employee relations for that month.
Date: August 24, 1951
Creator: Prout, G. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Secondary Flows in Annular Cascades and Effects on Flow in Inlet Guide Vanes

Description: Qualitative discussion is presented of the general nature of secondary flows in stationary annular cascades with thin wall boundary layers and radial design variation of circulation. Deviations from ideal mean outlet flows (based on blade-element performance) exist in potential-flow region of vanes because of conditions imposed by end-wall boundaries, displacement of wall boundary layers toward blade suction surfaces, and irrotationality requirement. As a consequence of existence of nonuniform radial flow across blade spacing, it may not generally be possible to obtain an arbitrarily specified design variation of the turning angle along the radial height of a blade row.
Date: August 24, 1951
Creator: Lieblein, Seymour & Ackley, Richard H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Some Effects of Solidity on Turning Through Constant-Thickness Circular-Arc Guide Vanes in Axial Annular Flow

Description: Memorandum presenting an investigation conducted on sheet metal, circular-arc compressor inlet guide vanes in an annular cascade with untapered walls to determine the effect of solidity on turning through a blade row. Guide vanes of 30 and 40 degrees camber were investigated over a range of solidity from 0.5 to 4.0. Results regarding the effect of solidity on turning angle, comparison with two-dimensional methods, application of results, and total-pressure losses are provided.
Date: August 24, 1951
Creator: Mankuta, Harry & Guentert, Donald C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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