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Compensation Of Dynamic Sting Effects In Hotshot Force Measurements

Report Number: AEDC TDR 62-122
Author: Edenfield, E. E.
Author: Ledford, R. L.
Corporate Author: Arnold Engineering Development Center Arnold Air Force Station Tenn
Laboratory: Arnold Engineering Development Center
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Pages: 34
Contract: AF 40(600)-800
Project: 8952
Task: 895201
AD Number: AD0277055

A system which can substantially reduce the detrimental effects of sting vibrations of force measurements made in the von Karman Gas Dynamics Facility's Hotshot wind tunnels has been developed and proved effective. A description of this system and its theory of operation are presented along with the results of evaluation tests.

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