Accession Number : AD0835130

Title :   USER'S MANUAL. VOLUME II. ABLATION MASS LOSS PROGRAM (M367).

Descriptive Note : Research rept. Jun 66-Oct 67,

Corporate Author : MCDONNELL AIRCRAFT CO ST LOUIS MO

Personal Author(s) : Cowperthwaite, R. L. ; McEwan, Michael D.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 145

Abstract : The program described herein is a simple method for predicting the ablation performance of a reentry vehicle. The program calculates the heating rates and total mass loss for a conical vehicle during a hypothetical reentry. This report discusses the related theory and program functions, and presents a sample case for further clarity. The program is written in FORTRAN IV computer language. This report is one of six volumes providing users' manuals for a series of computer programs developed for the Air Force Weapons Laboratory. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REENTRY VEHICLES, COMPUTER PROGRAMS), (*COMPUTER PROGRAMS, ABLATION), SIMULATION, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, AERODYNAMIC HEATING, CONVECTION(HEAT TRANSFER), CONICAL BODIES, NOSE CONES, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, FLOW CHARTING, MATERIALS, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, BOUNDARY LAYER TRANSITION, REYNOLDS NUMBER, TEMPERATURE, ENTHALPY, VELOCITY, TWO DIMENSIONAL FLOW.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Guided Missiles
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE