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Motion of Non-spherical Particles Following Shock Passage

  • D. Murray
  • A. Connolly
  • R. Hillier
Conference paper

Introduction

A hypersonic vehicle travelling through weather may encounter a wide range of particle environments. The impact of these particles on the vehicle surface may pose a significant erosion hazard to the vehicle’s thermal protection system. However, interaction with the flowfield will alter the particle motion, mitigating the erosive impact.

Keywords

Shock Tube Shock Plane Hypersonic Vehicle Erosion Hazard Erosive Impact 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Murray
    • 1
  • A. Connolly
    • 1
  • R. Hillier
    • 2
  1. 1.DstlFarehamUK
  2. 2.Imperial College LondonLondonUK

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