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Convective heating of a blunt-nosed body in a nonuniform hypersonic gas stream

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An investigation is made into the convective heating of a blunt-nosed body in an expanding stream of heated gas. The gas parameters at the outer edge of the boundary layer are determined on the basis of a solution obtained earlier by the authors [3]. Expressions are obtained which make it possible to convert the convective heat flux to a body in a uniform gas stream to one in a nonuniform stream. Dimensionless numbers are found and their influence on the convective heat flux to the body is investigated.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Mekhanika Zhidkosti i Gaza, No. 4, pp. 127–133, July–August, 1981.

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Eremeitsev, I.G., Pilyugin, N.N. Convective heating of a blunt-nosed body in a nonuniform hypersonic gas stream. Fluid Dyn 16, 592–597 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01094605

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  • Boundary Layer
  • Heat Flux
  • Convective Heat
  • Outer Edge
  • Dimensionless Number