Simulation of a Liquid-Propellant Rocket Engine Subsystem

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From an engineering point of view, CFD is a tool for preliminary design, design improvement, risk analysis, mission planning and operations. In this chapter, we will present engineering aspects of CFD through a task where CFD has played a significant role in accomplishing the goal of a real mission.


Boundary Layer Thickness Internal Flow Separation Bubble Algebraic Model Main Injector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NASA Advanced Supercomputing DivisionNASA Ames Research CenterMoffet FieldUSA
  2. 2.NASA Ames Research Center, Applied Modeling & Simulations BranchMoffett FieldUSA

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