Contrails
The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

A Review of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Report Number: ASD TDR 62-168
Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman; Richard A. Oman; Stavros A. Hartofilis; Lawrence H. Meckler; William J. Evans; Daniel Weiss
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-03
Pages: 109
Contract: AF 33(616)-8130
Project: 8219
Task: 821902
AD Number: AD0276714

Abstract:
A comprehensive review of high-speed flow separation and a review of available information pertaining to the effectiveness of aerodynamic controls for hypersonic vehicles are presented. Emphasis is on the problems associated with applying the existing information, which relates primarily to the low- supersonic speed range, to hypersonic flow situations. Sufficient detail is presented to allow this report to serve as a self-contained, introductory work on separation phenomena; available sources of specific types of control data are tabulated for ready access.

Download this report

(PDF, 3.86 MB, 109 pages)

Other options for obtaining this report

Via the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC):
A record for this report, and possibly a full-image download of the report, exists at DTIC

Via National Technical Information Service:
This report may have been digitized and made freely available for public download, or made publicly available for purchase by the National Technical Information Service through their online database, the National Technical Reports Library

Indications of Public Availability
No digital image of an index entry indicating public availability is currently available
The inside cover of this report indicates that it was released for public sale