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Main Title Quieting the boom : the shaped sonic boom demonstrator and the quest for quiet supersonic flight /
Author Benson, Lawrence R.,
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
Year Published 2013
OCLC Number 841186864
ISBN 9781626830042; 1626830045
Subjects Sonic boom--Research--United States--History ; Noise control--Research--United States--History ; Supersonic planes--Research--United States--History ; High-speed aeronautics--Research--United States--History ; Aerodynamics, Supersonic--Research--United States--History
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TL574.S55B36 2013 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/14/2022
Collation xi, 388 pages : illustratons ; 25 cm
Print format not disrtibuted to depository libraries. Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-340) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction: A Pelican Flies Cross Country -- Making Shock Waves : The Proliferation and Testing of Sonic Booms -- The SST's Sonic Boom Legacy -- Continuing the Quest : Supersonic Cruise Research -- Resuming the Quest : High-Speed Research -- The Quiet Supersonic Platform : Innovative Concepts and Advanced Technologies -- Planning and Starting the SSBD Project -- Creating the Shaped Sonic Boom Demonstrator -- Proof at Last : Making and Measuring Softer Sonic Booms -- Continuing Research; Postponing Development -- Appendix A: Key SSBD and SSBE Personnel -- Appendix B: F-5 SSBD Flight Chronology -- Appendix C: F-5E SSBD Modifications and Specifications -- Appendix D: Key SSBD and SSBE Reports -- Acronyms List.