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Fundamental Relationships for Ablation and Hyperthermal Heat Transfer

Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-25
Author: Achard, Robert T.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-04
Pages: 54
Contract: Laboratory Research - No Contract
Project: 1368
Task: 136804
AD Number: AD0633677

A qualitative review of fundamental relationships involved in ablation engineering and aerodynamic heating is presented. This document is written for rapid reading with the primary purpose of introducing the technical area to engineers, scientists, and management personnel associated with but not intimately working in hypervelocity thermal protection.

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