Majumdar, Sekhar and Rajani, BN (1999) Numerical computation of turbulent flow around radome structures. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements, 24-26 may 1999, Ajaccio, France.Full text not available from this repository.
A finite volume algorithm is presented for prediction of turbulent flow around radome structure through numerical solution of the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) equations. Based on the pressure-velocity solution strategy, the algorithm employs nonorthogonal body-fitted grids, collocated variable arrangement coupled to the low-diffusive upwind schemes for convective flux discretization, and the eddy-viscosity based standard k-epsilon turbulence model for simulation of the turbulence effects. Computation for typical applications shows that most of the gross features of the radome aerodynamics are captured by the present prediction procedure.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||ASTRONAUTICS > Spacecraft Design, Testing and Performance|
ASTRONAUTICS > Space Communications, Spacecraft Communications Command & Tracking
|Division/Department:||Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division, Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division|
|Depositing User:||M/S ICAST NAL|
|Date Deposited:||21 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||24 May 2010 09:50|
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