Johnston, I.A. and Hannemann, K. and Weiland, M. and Schramm, J.M. and Longo, J.M.A. (2001) Investigation of the ARD Aerothermodynamics at DLR: An Overview. 4th Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Capua (it), 14.-18.10.2001.
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A postflight investigation of the hypersonic aerothermodynamics of the European Space Agency's Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator has been undertaken. As part of the investigation, experimental work was conducted on a scale-model of the capsule in the HEG shock tunnel and, in parallel, computational fluid dynamics simulations of the experiment were produced. Presented in this paper is an overview of the numerical and experimental techniques, and results for heat transfer and pressure distributions over the model. We focus on the integration of numerical and experimental methods as a way to improve results, and to help uncover and overcome deficiencies inherent to both techniques. Numerical simulation is also used to gauge the effects of nonuniformity and high-temperature flow processes in the shock-tunnel test flow.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Title:||Investigation of the ARD Aerothermodynamics at DLR: An Overview|
|Keywords:||Re-entry, hypersonic, CFD, wind tunnel, real gas|
|Event Title:||4th Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Capua (it), 14.-18.10.2001|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W - Grundlagen Raumtransport - Anlagen und Messtechnik (old)|
|Location:||Köln-Porz , Braunschweig , Göttingen|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology|
|Deposited By:||Claudia Grant|
|Deposited On:||31 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 18:53|
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