Method for calculation of pressure distributions on thin conical bodies of arbitrary cross section in supersonic stream

Stephen H. Maslen
naca-tn-1659
Jul 1948


An approximate method is presented for calculating the pressure distribution on conical bodies of noncircular cross section in a supersonic flow field. By a superposition of elementary conical flows due to line sources, the flow about an arbitrary cone may be described.

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