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Transitional Shock-Wave/Boundary-Layer Interactions in Intakes at Incidence

  • Tafara E. MakuniEmail author
  • Hardeep S. Kalsi
  • Paul G. Tucker
  • Holger Babinsky
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 131)

Abstract

The work here presents an experimental and computational study of a simplified intake bottom lip at incidence. The experiments are carried out in a small-scale blow-down wind tunnel. Computations are carried out in parallel to experiments using an in-house unstructured compressible flow solver. Evaluation of current Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) methods are conducted and compared to experimental measurements. Qualitative results show good agreement of experiments to the computations, although further analysis is required. Current computational strategies follow a steady, quasi-two-dimensional approach, with fully structured wall-resolved grids.

Keywords

Mach Number Tunnel Liner Static Pressure Distribution Supersonic Region Bottom Dead Centre 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tafara E. Makuni
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hardeep S. Kalsi
    • 1
  • Paul G. Tucker
    • 1
  • Holger Babinsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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