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Adjustable Pitot ProbeProbe readily positionable in core of uniform flow in hypersonic wind tunnel. Formed of pair of mating cylindrical housings: transducer housing and pitot-tube housing. Pitot tube supported by adjustable wedge fairing attached to top of pitot-tube housing with semicircular foot. Probe adjusted both radially and circumferentially. In addition, pressure-sensing transducer cooled internally by water or other cooling fluid passing through annulus of cooling system.
Document ID
19910000395
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Ashby, George C., Jr. (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Robbins, W. Eugene (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Horsley, Lewis A. (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1991
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 15
Issue: 8
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number
LAR-14232
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.