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Non Equilibrium Flow in an Arc-Jet

  • P. Rostand
  • R. W. Mac Cormack
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Abstract

A code was recently developed to simulate the expansion of a weakly ionized nitrogen plasma in a plenum chamber. It relies on a state of the art modeling of the relevant phenomena (chemical and thermal nonequilibrium, species diffusion, stress and conductive heat transfer, action of the electric field), and on a fully coupled, implicit, finite volume upwind numerical approximation of the governing equations. The method is outlined below, more details can be found in [25].

Keywords

Electron Number Density Hypersonic Flow Conductive Heat Transfer Dissociative Recombination Heat Conduction Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Rostand
    • 1
  • R. W. Mac Cormack
    • 2
  1. 1.Analatom Inc.SunnyvaleUSA
  2. 2.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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