Simulation of the flow past a long-range artillery projectile

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Kaurinkoski, Petri
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T09:51:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T09:51:05Z
dc.date.issued 2000-06-02
dc.identifier.isbn 951-22-5199-X
dc.identifier.issn 0001-687X
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/2269
dc.description.abstract In this work, an eddy breakup model for chemical reactions is implemented to an existing multi-block Navier-Stokes solver, which is then used to solve the flow past a supersonic long-range base-bleed projectile. The new scheme is validated by simulating an axisymmetric bluff-body stabilized flame, which has been measured in a wind tunnel and simulated numerically by other work groups. Comparison of the numerical results for the projectile shows the importance of the chemistry modelling for accurate numerical predictions. The final combustion of the fuel-rich propellant simulated in this work makes a dramatic difference in the predicted aerodynamic drag of the projectile. The drag reduction due to base bleed is more than doubled when the chemical reactions are accounted for, and the drag prediction based on the simulations including chemical reactions is excellent. en
dc.format.extent 114
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Helsinki University of Technology en
dc.publisher Teknillinen korkeakoulu fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Acta polytechnica Scandinavica. Me, Mechanical engineering series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 144 en
dc.subject.other Mechanical engineering en
dc.subject.other Energy en
dc.title Simulation of the flow past a long-range artillery projectile en
dc.type G4 Monografiaväitöskirja fi
dc.description.version reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Mechanical Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Konetekniikan osasto fi
dc.subject.keyword projectile aerodynamics en
dc.subject.keyword base bleed en
dc.subject.keyword computational fluid dynamics en
dc.subject.keyword thermodynamics en
dc.subject.keyword combustion en
dc.identifier.urn urn:nbn:fi:tkk-002393
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja (monografia) fi
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation (monograph) en
dc.contributor.lab Laboratory of Aerodynamics en
dc.contributor.lab Aerodynamiikan laboratorio fi


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