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Characterization of internally cooled nose tip and window surface temperature uniformities
Author(s): David A. Kalin; Lori C. Brooks; Carl John Wojciechowski; Gregory W. Jones
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Paper Abstract

The surface temperature uniformity of an internally cooled nosetip and window has been characterized in a laboratory environment. The articles under test were conductively heated by an electrical resistance heater and then cooled by circulating a liquid through internal passages. Data was collected before and during the cool-down. Temperatures were derived from the images collected with an InSb MWIR starring focal plane array camera. All of the nosetips and windows tested, performed as designed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2855, High Heat Flux Engineering III, (21 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259821
Show Author Affiliations
David A. Kalin, Smith General Contractors (United States)
Lori C. Brooks, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)
Carl John Wojciechowski, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)
Gregory W. Jones, U.S. Army Space & Strategic Defense Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2855:
High Heat Flux Engineering III
Ali M. Khounsary, Editor(s)

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