Simulation of Magnetohydrodynamic Effects on an Ionised Hypersonic Flow by Using the TAU Code

  • Carmen Böttcher
  • Volker Hannemann
  • Heinrich Lüdeke
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-74460-3_37

Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 96)
Cite this paper as:
Böttcher C., Hannemann V., Lüdeke H. (2007) Simulation of Magnetohydrodynamic Effects on an Ionised Hypersonic Flow by Using the TAU Code. In: Tropea C., Jakirlic S., Heinemann HJ., Henke R., Hönlinger H. (eds) New Results in Numerical and Experimental Fluid Mechanics VI. Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM), vol 96. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

In the present investigation the DLR TAU code is extended to support future experimental investigations of magnetohydrodynamic effects in high temperature hypersonic flows. According to the conditions in the High Enthalpy Shock Tunnel Göttingen (HEG) the first steps in enhancing the TAU code are the implementation of a source term formulation of electromagnetic forces and the calculation of the electrical conductivity of air as a gas mixture in chemical non equilibrium. To verify the source term implementation a perfect gas study related to numerical simulations from Poggie and Gaitonde is conducted and shows reasonable agreement. Applied to the experimental conditions the model predicts a noticeable increase of the shock stand off distance.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmen Böttcher
    • 1
  • Volker Hannemann
    • 2
  • Heinrich Lüdeke
    • 1
  1. 1.DLRInstitute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyBraunschweigGermany
  2. 2.LRInstitute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyGöttingenGermany

Personalised recommendations