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TITLE : CANISTER EXIT OF A BALISTIC MISSILE

BY : Aerospatiale - J F Chauvot
DATE : 1992

DETAILS :

NOTES :

The pictures are as follows:

Figure 1. Sketch of the experimental setup
Figure 2. Computational domain and the grid used for the computations.
Figure 3. Head-end pressure vs time showing results obtained from experiment, PHOENICS and the Euler code.
Figure 4. Near-base pressure vs time
Figure 5. Comparison of velocity fields at the head end obtained using PHOENICS both with and without turbulence.

DISCUSSION:

Full details of the PHOENICS simulation and the experimental results may be obtained in:

CFD with PHOENICS at Aerospatiale, Espace & Defense An Overview

J F Chauvot

Presented at the 5th International PHOENICS User Conference, Nice, September 1992. Published in the International PHOENICS Journal Vol 6, No 3 1993.

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