A new shadowgraph technique for the observation of conical flow phenomena in supersonic flow and preliminary results obtained for a triangular wing

Eugene S. Love, Carl E. Grigsby
naca-tn-2950
May 1953


A new shadowgraph technique for the observation of conical flow phenomena in supersonic flow is presented. The particular advantage of this technique over conventional types of shadowgraph or schlieren systems is that it permits observation of the conical flow phenomena in a plane normal or nearly normal to the axis of propagation.

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