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Shock Waves pp 167-172 | Cite as

Dynamic behavior of the shock wave formed around a reflector in supersonic flow

  • K. Hiraki
  • H. Kleine
Conference paper

Abstract

Parachutes which operate in the supersonic regime are known to be unstable unless their porosity is much lower than that of a conventional one [1]. A front-facing concave body, (i.e., a body with a shape resembling a cup), is a typical shape of a parachute without suspension lines. The flow diagnosis around such body is the main theme of the present study.

Keywords

Shock Wave Reflector Model Shock System Free Stream Flow Supersonic Wind Tunnel 
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© Tsinghua University Press and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Hiraki
    • 1
  • H. Kleine
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Control EngineeringKyushu Institute of TechnologyFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.School of Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical EngineeringThe University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force AcademyCanberraAustralia

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