Estimated power reduction by water injection in a nonreturn supersonic wind tunnel

Morton Cooper, John R. Sevier, Jr.
naca-tn-2856
Jan 1953


A simplified analysis has been made to estimate the extent to which the pressure ratio and power of a nonreturn supersonic wind tunnel operating in the low supersonic Mach number range can be reduced by the evaporation of water injected into the diffuser.

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