Experimental investigation of the turbulent-boundary-layer temperature-recovery factor on bodies of revolution at Mach numbers from 2.0 to 3.8

Howard A. Stine, Richard Scherrer
naca-tn-2664
Mar 1952


The local temperature-recovery factor of a turbulent boundary layer produced by natural transition on a thin-walled, metal, 10 degree cone was measured at Mach numbers 1.97 and 3.77 and at length Reynolds numbers, based on the surface kinematic viscosity, from 4 X 10(exp 5) to 4 X 10(exp 6).

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