Drag of circular cylinders for a wide range of Reynolds numbers and Mach numbers

Forrest E. Gowen, Edward W. Perkins
naca-tn-2960
Jun 1953


Pressure distribution around circular cylinders placed perpendicular to the stream for subsonic and supersonic flow conditions have been obtained. Drag coefficients calculated from these wind-tunnel tests and from transonic free-flight tests are presented.

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