Investigation of heat transfer from a stationary and rotating conical forebody

Robert S. Ruggeri, James P. Lewis
Oct 1957

The convective heat transfer from the surface of a conical forebody having a hemispherical nose, an included angle of approximately 30 degrees, and a maximum diameter of 18.9 inches was investigated in a wind tunnel for both stationary and rotating operation. The range of test conditions included free-stress velocities up to 400 feet per second, rotational speeds up to 1200 rmp, and angles of attack of 0 and 6 degrees. Both a uniform surface temperature and a uniform heater input power density were used.

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