Full-scale free-jet investigation of a two-shock side-inlet diffuser at Mach 2.75 and a comparison with a single-shock diffuser

John E. McAulay
naca-rm-e57a31
Apr 1957


A full-scale free-jet investigation of a two-shock side-inlet diffuser at a Mach number of 2.75 was conducted in an NACA Lewis laboratory altitude test chamber. Data were obtained over ranges of free-stream total pressure and temperature of 3800 to 1930 pounds per square foot and 860 to 990 degrees R, respectively.

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