An investigation of high velocity radial air flow.
Gantar, Mark Martin
Gantar, Mark Martin
Bailey, Neil P.
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The investigation of high velocity air flow in a radial, parallel-walled passage was conducted to determine; first, whether or not a diverging physical boundary is necessary to produce superacoustic acceleration, and second, if supersonic velocities can be attained what type of discontinuity, if any, occurs. A limit of the investigation was the amount of air available* Available air dictated such small flow areas that boundary layer conditions materially affected net flow area. Therefore, all conclusions of this investigation apply to air flow in a parallel- walled, radial passage with very small flow area such that flow dimensions are the same order of magnitude as boundary layer thickness.
This thesis document was issued under the authority of another institution, not NPS. At the time it was written, a copy was added to the NPS Library collection for reasons not now known. It has been included in the digital archive for its historical value to NPS. Not believed to be a CIVINS (Civilian Institutions) title.
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