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Automated Euler and Navier-Stokes Database Generation for a Glide-Back Booster

  • Neal M. Chaderjan
  • Stuart E. Rogers
  • Mike J. Aftosmis
  • Shishir A. Pandya
  • Jasim U. Ahmad
  • Edward Tejnil

Summary

AeroDB is a database generation framework that is used to compute thousands of Euler and Navier-Stokes solutions for a 2nd generation glide-back booster in one week using the NASA Information Power Grid. Process automation and web-based access is used to greatly simplify and reduce the user workload. The solutions are validated with experimental data, and stability derivatives are computed using a monotone cubic-spline procedure. Flow visualization and three-dimensional surface plots are used to interpret and characterize the nature of computed flow fields.

Keywords

Computational Fluid Dynamics Mach Number AIAA Paper Pitching Moment Computational Fluid Dynamics Code 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neal M. Chaderjan
    • 1
  • Stuart E. Rogers
    • 1
  • Mike J. Aftosmis
    • 1
  • Shishir A. Pandya
    • 1
  • Jasim U. Ahmad
    • 1
  • Edward Tejnil
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA Ames Research CenterMoffett Field

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