High-Speed Aerodynamics and High Energy and Efficiency Aerospace Propulsion System: Modeling and Optimization
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2024 | Viewed by 134
Interests: computational fluid dynamics of incompressible and compressible turbulent boundary layers; supersonic/hypersonic flow; high-speed aerodynamics; aerothermodynamics; turbulence modeling; DNS; LES; RANS; numerical heat transfer; parallel programming; HPC; scientific visualization; Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality (VR/AR/MR)
High-speed wall-bounded flows play a key role in aerospace applications, such as unmanned supersonic/hypersonic vehicles, scramjets, advanced space aircraft, and propulsion systems. The development of an extremely thin boundary layer plus the abrupt changes in the wall on the freestream flow parameters result in high momentum/thermal gradients with a significant impact on the transport phenomena. Hypersonic flows are energetic and result in regions of high temperature, causing internal energy excitation and aerothermodynamics problems. Therefore, the acquired knowledge of the physics behind high-speed boundary layers can lead to the development of more efficient turbulence modeling or control techniques for aerodynamic heating. The “rejuvenation” of high-speed aerodynamics, space exploration, and military technology advances has introduced a pressing responsibility on the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) community to achieve high fidelity results in higher Reynolds and Mach numbers and evermore complex geometries, not to mention the optimal design of thrust generation systems.
The Special Issue “High-Speed Aerodynamics and High Energy and Efficiency Aerospace Propulsion System: Modeling and Optimization” is focused on documenting innovative developments in the fields of high-speed fluid dynamics related to external and internal fluid flows for aerospace applications and basic research. Suggested topics include (but are not fixed):
- Spatially developing turbulent boundary layer (SDTBL);
- Jet in crossflow problem (JICF);
- High-speed aerodynamics of vehicles;
- Boundary layer transport phenomena;
- Shock wave boundary layer interactions (SWBLIs);
- Rarefied flows;
- Propulsion system analysis;
- Combustion modeling;
- Parallel and GPU programming in CFD;
- Coherent structure analysis.
Dr. Guillermo Araya
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- high-speed aerodynamics
- boundary layer
- propulsion system