Special Issue "Recent Advances in SWBLI Research"
A special issue of Aerospace (ISSN 2226-4310).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2015).
Interests: fluid–thermal–structure interactions; nanophotonic fluid sensor, flow control; compressible flows; advanced flow diagnostics; shock physics; shock–vortex interactions; wind tunnel testing; engineering optimisation; unsteady aerodynamics; energy deposition; bio-inspired engineering; unconventional wing planforms
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The necessity of traveling faster, whether it concerns travel from country to country, access to space, interplanetary travel, or merely the reduction of environmental impacts (within the aerospace industry), has brought us face to face with a fundamental and unsteady fluid dynamic phenomenon: namely, the Shock Wave–Boundary Layer Interaction (SWBLI) phenomenon. Uncontrolled, SWBLIs can lead to regions of high thermal gradient, structural fatigue and vibrations, fluid–thermal–structure interactions, and losses in propulsive efficiency in transonic and hypersonic vehicles.
Various specialist groups around the world have dedicated many years and extensive numerical and experimental resources to understanding SWBLI, with the ultimate goal of controlling and mitigating its adverse effects. Thus, the phenomenon of SWBLI is a challenging and exciting topic. This drive to understand has produced many advances in our numerical and experimental capabilities within fluid dynamics. These innovations motivate this Special Issue.
We invite papers addressing both the advances in our fundamental understanding of the SWBLI phenomena and also the latest in the numerical and experimental tools and techniques that are currently being utilized for this purpose.
Dr. Hossein Zare-Behtash
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