Experiments in Fluids

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 175–177

Aerodynamic force measurements over missile configurations in IISc shock tunnel at M =3.85 and 9.15

  • C. Raju
  • N. M. Reddy
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DOI: 10.1007/BF00215027

Cite this article as:
Raju, C. & Reddy, N.M. Experiments in Fluids (1990) 10: 175. doi:10.1007/BF00215027


Three most commonly used missile configurations are tested in a shock tunnel, and a new set of aerodynamic data is obtained at M = 3.85 and 9.15 by using an accelerometer balance system. The agreement between theory and experiment is generally good for all the cases. Noticeable decreases in measured CLand Cmvalues are obtained at M=9.15, compared to those at M = 3.85. The dependence of CDon M seems to be insignificant.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Raju
    • 1
  • N. M. Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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