Theoretical and experimental analysis of low-drag supersonic inlets having a circular cross section and a central body at Mach numbers of 3.30, 2.75, and 2.45

Antonio Ferri, Louis M. Nucci
naca-rm-l8h13
Nov 1948


Discussion of inlets having a circular cross section and a central body, designed for high Mach numbers, has been made. The optimum proportion between external and internal supersonic compression has been discussed in relation to the external drag and the maximum pressure recovery.

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