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Effects of lift force on ejecta transport

Show simple item record Pai, S. I. Menon, S. Schultz, Peter H., 1944- 2020-05-20T21:13:08Z 2020-05-20T21:13:08Z 1979
dc.description.abstract The possible effects of lift on individual ejecta trajectories after an impact event are examined, considering a dimensionless transport parameter (K), the initial velocity vector of the particles, and the ratio of the lift to drag coefficients. If this ratio is not equal to zero, the trajectory is greatly influenced by the lift coefficient, particularly for large values of K and high launch angles. It is suggested that lift potentially can affect small ejecta in the size range also affected by aerodynamic drag, thereby adding complexity to atmospheric effects en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility S. I. Pai and S. Menon, Institute for Physical Science and Technology and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, P. H. Schultz, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas 77058
dc.format.extent Pages 2779-2797
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the Tenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 19-23, 1979
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 386
dc.subject Cratering en
dc.subject Impact--Mathematical models en
dc.title Effects of lift force on ejecta transport en
dc.type Book chapter en

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