Morgan, R. G. and McIntyre, T. J. and Jacobs, P. A. and Buttsworth, D. R. and Macrossan, M. N. and Gollan, R. J. and Capra, B. R. and Brandis, A. M. and Potter, D. and Eichmann, T. and Jacobs, C. M. and McGilvray, M. and Van Diem, D. and Scott, M. P. (2006) Impulse facility simulation of hypervelocity radiating flows. In: 2nd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, 6-8 Sep 2006, Rome, Italy.
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We describe the X-series impulse facilities at The University of Queensland and show that they can produce useful high speed flows of relevance to the study of high temperature radiating flow flields characteristic of atmospheric entry. Two modes of operation are discussed: (a) the expansion tube mode which is useful for subscale aerodynamic testing of vehicles and (b) the non-reflected shock tube mode which can be used to emulate the nonequilibrium radiating region immediately following the bow shock of a flight vehicle.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||hypervelocity radiating flows; atmospheric entry; aerodynamic testing; spacecraft; atmospheric radiation|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||09 Engineering > 0901 Aerospace Engineering > 090199 Aerospace Engineering not elsewhere classified|
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091508 Turbulent Flows
09 Engineering > 0901 Aerospace Engineering > 090102 Aerospace Materials
|Subjects:||290000 Engineering and Technology > 290200 Aerospace Engineering > 290299 Aerospace Engineering not elsewhere classified|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering|
|Deposited On:||05 Feb 2008 12:01|
|Last Modified:||13 Dec 2011 14:55|
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