Application of Pressure- and Temperature-Sensitive Paint in a Hypersonic Double Ramp Flow

  • L. Yang
  • E. Erdem
  • K. Kontis
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Pressure- and Temperature-Sensitive Paint (PSP, TSP) was considered as novel nonintrusive flow diagnostics which can provide quantitative global surface pressure and temperature mapping on complex geometry with high spatial resolution [1]. PSP and TSP has been mainly applied in transonic flows [2, 3, 4], supersonic flows [5, 6, 7] and low speed flows [8]. The application of PSP and TSP has been extended to hypersonic flow [9, 10, 11] but not reported as many as at the other flow conditions. The testing condition is challenging for PSP measurement in hypersonic mainly based on the following reasons. The critical aerodynamic heating will cause considerable error for the PSP measurement because of thermal quenching mechanism.


Schlieren Image Pressure Sensitivity Reattachment Line Ramp Angle Thermal Insulation Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Yang
    • 1
  • E. Erdem
    • 1
  • K. Kontis
    • 1
  1. 1.The School of MACEThe University of ManchesterManchesterUK

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