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The High Enthalpy Shock Tunnel Göttingen of the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Hannemann, Klaus and Martinez Schramm, Jan and Wagner, Alexander and Ponchio Camillo, Giannino (2018) The High Enthalpy Shock Tunnel Göttingen of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Journal of Large-Scale Research Facilities JLSRF, 4 (A133). Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH. DOI: 10.17815/jlsrf-4-168 ISSN 2364-091X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.17815/jlsrf-4-168


The High Enthalpy Shock Tunnel Göttingen (HEG) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is one of the major European hypersonic test facilities. It was commissioned for use in 1991 and was utilized since then extensively in a large number of national and international space and hypersonic flight projects. Originally, the facility was designed for the investigation of the influence of high temperature effects such as chemical and thermal relaxation on the aerothermodynamics of entry or reentry space vehicles. Over the last years its range of operating conditions was subsequently extended. In this framework the main emphasis was to generate test conditions which allow investigating the flow past hypersonic flight configuration from low altitude Mach 6 up to Mach 10 in approximately 33 km altitude. The studies performed in HEG focused on the external as well as internal aerodynamics including combustion of hydrogen in supersonic combustion and the investigation of transition from laminar to turbulent hypersonic flow.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/126006/
Document Type:Article
Title:The High Enthalpy Shock Tunnel Göttingen of the German Aerospace Center (DLR)
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Hannemann, Klausklaus.hannemann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Martinez Schramm, Janjan.martinez (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Wagner, AlexanderAlexander.Wagner (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9700-1522
Ponchio Camillo, GianninoGiannino.PonchioCamillo (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:31 October 2018
Journal or Publication Title:Journal of Large-Scale Research Facilities JLSRF
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.17815/jlsrf-4-168
Publisher:Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Keywords:High Enthalpy Shock Tunnel, Ground Based Testing, Operating Conditions, Calibration
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Transport
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R RP - Raumtransport
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Wiederverwendbare Raumfahrtsysteme und Antriebstechnologie
Location: Göttingen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute for Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Spacecraft, GO
Deposited By: Hannemann, Prof. Dr. Klaus
Deposited On:22 Jan 2019 14:02
Last Modified:22 Jan 2019 14:02

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