Criteria for selection of compressed air storage system for the trisonic wind tunnel

Nilakantan, P (1960) Criteria for selection of compressed air storage system for the trisonic wind tunnel. Technical Report. National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore, India.

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    Abstract

    A Compressed Air Storage System is an essential13; research tool which finds a variety of applications for13; operating high speed wind tunnels and test rigs required13; for experimental investigations in the fields of high13; aerodynamics and propulsion. In the light of the13; developments taking place in supersonic and hyper-13; aerodynamics, the proper design and layout of such13; em that would meet our research requirements for the13; next fifteen years is a matter requiring careful thought.13; Not only should the system be flexible enough and adaptable for a variety of applications but it should also be13; capable of being integrated easily with larger systems13; that may be needed in future years. A desirable feature for immediate purposes is that the basic system designed to meet the requirements of the trisonic tunnel should also be available for operating a number of other smaller supersonic tunnels in the Wind Tunnel Centre and for pilot experiments in the propulsion laboratory that will be located near the aerodynamics laboratories.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Technical Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Hyperaerodynamics;Supersonic tunnels;Wind Tunnel
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
    Division/Department: Aerodynamics
    Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
    Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2009
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:54
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3771

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