Investigation of separated flows in supersonic and subsonic streams with emphasis on the effect of transition

Dean R. Chapman, Donald M. Kuehn, Howard K. Larson
naca-report-1356
1958


Report presents the results of experimental and theoretical research conducted on flow separation associated with steps, bases, compression corners, curved surfaces, shock-wave boundary-layer reflections, and configurations producing leading-edge separation. Results were obtained from pressure-distribution measurements, shadowgraph observations, high-speed motion pictures, and oil-film studies. The maximum scope of measurement encompassed Mach numbers between 0.4 and 3.6, and length Reynolds numbers between 4,000 and 5,000,000.

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