Shock Wave and Flow Field Development in Hypersonic Re-Entry

@inproceedings{Probstein1961ShockWA,
  title={Shock Wave and Flow Field Development in Hypersonic Re-Entry},
  author={Ronald F. Probstein},
  year={1961}
}
A s t u d y is m a d e of w h e n a n d how a shock wave a n d c o n t i n u u m t y p e flow field develop in t h e nose region of a h igh ly cooled b l u n t body r e e n t e r i n g t h e a t m o s p h e r e a t hype r son ic speed a n d in a free m o l e c u l a r flow r e g i m e . T h e var ious types of flow reg imes e n c o u n t e r e d down to low a l t i t u d e cond i t i ons a re de l inea t ed , a n d t h e n a t u r e of t h e flow field a n d behavior of s o m e of t h e a e r o… CONTINUE READING