Eggers, Th. and Strohmeyer, D. (1997) Design of High L/D-Vehicles Based on Hypersonic Waveriders. AGARD-Conference in "Future Aerospace Technology in the Service of the Alliance", Paris, 14.-17.4.1997..
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The aerodynamic behaviour of a waverider representing the hypersonic lower stage of a TSTO system is discussed. The investigation covers the complete speed range from subsonic high lift up to hypersonic flight close to the design point of the waverider geometries. Several interesting flow phenomena are described which govern the aerodynamic behaviour. It is found that the favourable off-design behaviour of hypersonic waveriders allows the practical use of waverider vehicles far away from their particular design flow conditions. Studies concerning the planform show, that the modification of a gothic planform towards combined forebody - delta wing planforms allows a significant improvement of the aerodynamic efficiency L/D in sub- and transonic flow. In addition the longitudinal stability is increased without compromising the favourable high speed qualities. These benefits are partly compensated by an increasing neutral point shift.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||LIDO-Berichtsjahr=1997, pages=10,|
|Title:||Design of High L/D-Vehicles Based on Hypersonic Waveriders|
|Series Name:||Paper C-18|
|Keywords:||Design of hypersonic TSTO Vehicles, hypersonic waveriders, Euler calculations|
|Event Title:||AGARD-Conference in "Future Aerospace Technology in the Service of the Alliance", Paris, 14.-17.4.1997.|
|HGF - Research field:||UNSPECIFIED|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research area:||UNSPECIFIED|
|DLR - Program:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W - Zukünftige Raumtransporter - Entwurf und Simulationsmethoden für Raumtransporter (old)|
|Location:||Köln-Porz , Braunschweig , Göttingen|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Institut für Entwurfsaerodynamik|
|Deposited By:||elib DLR-Beauftragter|
|Deposited On:||03 Apr 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 10:06|
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