NONEQUILIBRIUM BOUNDARY LAYER COMPUTER CODE FOR REENTRY VEHICLES

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$510,000.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1027
Agency Tracking Number:
1027
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Research Park, P.o. Box 3100, Andover, MA, 01810
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Michael L. Finson
(617) 475-9030
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
A COMPUTER CODE WILL BE DEVELOPED TO PROVIDE TWO-DIMENSIONAL NONEQUILIBRIUM SOLUTIONS FOR REENTRY VEHICLE BOUNDARY LAYERS, WITH EMPHASIS ON PREDICTION OF THE ELECTRON DENSITY. A BLOCK IMPLICIT TECHNIQUE WILL BE IMPLEMENTED FOR RELIABLE, STABLE SOLUTION OF THE CHEMICAL KINETIC RATE EQUATIONS AT ALL REENTRY ALTITUDES. THE CODE WILL BE CAPABLE OF HANDLING A WIDE VARIETY OF CHEMICAL SYSTEMS (AIR, HYDROCARBONS, ALKALI CONTAMINANTS, AND ANY OTHERS OF FUTURE INTEREST), AND WILL CONTAIN AN OPTION FOR LAMINAR OR TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYER FLOW. THE CODE WILL BE DESIGNED TO PERMIT EASY OPERATION BY POTENTIAL USERS.

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