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Experiments On Gravity Effects in Supercavitating Flow

Kiceniuk, T. and Acosta, A. J. (1966) Experiments On Gravity Effects in Supercavitating Flow. Journal of Ship Research, 10 (2). pp. 119-121. ISSN 0022-4502.

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Experiments on the effect of a transverse gravitational field on the supercavitating flow past a wedge tend to confirm predictions based on linearized free-streamline theory. A small though systematic dependence upon Froude number not accounted for by the existing theory is revealed, however.

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Additional Information:©1966 SNAME. Manuscript received at SNAME Headquarters, December 13, 1965. Research carried out under Bureau of Naval Weapons Contract N123(60530)34767A administered by U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Station, Pasadena, Calif.
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