Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 316–319 | Cite as

Recent advances in computational analysis of hypersonic vehicles

  • R. F. Walter


Nonequilibrium gasdynamics processes of importance to hypersonic aerobraking vehicles are reviewed. Recent improvements in understanding these phenomena and in the detailed numerical modeling of these processes will be discussed. The paper concludes by describing the extent to which these models have been incorporated into multidimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) computer codes.


Dynamical System Mechanical Engineer Numerical Modeling Fluid Dynamic Computational Fluid Dynamic 
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