publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

The Dynamic Character of the Flow Over a 3.5 Caliber Tangent-Ogive Cylinder in Steady and Maneuvering States at High Incidence

Zeiger, Matthew D.;
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  • Published: 27 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Although complex, inconsistent and fickle, the time-averaged flow over a stationary slender forebody is generally well-understood. However, the nature of unsteady, time-varying flows over slender forebodies - whether due to the natural unsteadiness or forced maneuvering - is not well-understood. This body of work documents three experimental investigations into the unsteadiness of the flow over a 3.5 caliber tangent-ogive cylinder at high angles of incidence. The goal of the investigations is to characterize the natural and forced flow unsteadiness, using a variety of experimental tools. In the first investigation, flow data are collected over a stationary model...
arXiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics
free text keywords: Vortex, Asymmetry, Unsteady, Forebody
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