Validation of hypersonic equilibrium flow calculations using ballistic-range data

Keisuke Sawada, Eishin Dendou

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Abstract

The hypersonic flow field over a sphere flying in a ballistic-range is numerically simulated for the purpose of validating a chemical equilibrium flow solver. The numerical results obtained are compared with the available experimental data on the stand-off distance and the shape of the detached bow shock wave. In the calculation, an adaptive mesh is employed for a crisp capturing of the shock wave. Comparison with the experimental data reveals that the equilibrium flow solver can yield fairly accurate prediction of the flow field.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
PublisherAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Event35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 1997 - Reno, United States
Duration: 1997 Jan 61997 Jan 9

Other

Other35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 1997
CountryUnited States
CityReno
Period97/1/697/1/9

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Aerospace Engineering

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