Welcome to the new version of CaltechAUTHORS. Login is currently restricted to library staff. If you notice any issues, please email coda@library.caltech.edu
Published June 1966 | public
Journal Article

Experiments On Gravity Effects in Supercavitating Flow


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.

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.

Additional details

August 19, 2023
October 17, 2023