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Hypervelocity flow over spheres

Hornung, H. and Wen, C. and Candler, G. (1994) Hypervelocity flow over spheres. In: Fluid- and Gasdynamics. Acta Mechanica. No.4. Springer , Vienna, pp. 163-170. ISBN 978-3-211-82495-5.

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Some aspects of the principle of binary scaling of hypervelocity flows with chemical reactions are discussed and tested both numerically and experimentally. The experiments, obtained in a new free-piston shock tunnel, show the value and limitations of binary scaling in very good agreement with the numerical computations. The use of spherical models eliminates end-effect problems previously encountered with cylindrical models. Global quantities, such as the bow shock stand-off distance, follow binary scaling very well. The results include differential interferograms and surface heat transfer measurements of nitrogen, air and carbon dioxide flows.

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