Accession Number : ADA183287

Title :   Numerical Simulation of X24C-10D.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun 84-Jul 85,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE WRIGHT AERONAUTICAL LABS WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Shang,Joseph J ; Scherr,Stephen J

PDF Url : ADA183287

Report Date : Jun 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : The present effort represents a first attempt of numerical simulation of the flow field around a complete aircraftr configuration utilizing the Reynolds average Navier-Stokes equations. The numerical solution generated for the experimental aircraft concept X24C-10D at a Mach number of 5.95 not only exhibited accurate prediction of detailed flow properties but also of the integrated aerodynamic coefficients. In addition, the present analysis demonstrated that a page structure of data collected in cyclic blocks is an efficient and viable means for processing the Navier-Stokes equations on the Cray XMP-22 computer with external memory device. Keywords: Numerical methods and procedures; Hypersonic research aircraft. (Author)

Descriptors :   *FLOW FIELDS, *HYPERSONIC AIRCRAFT, *NAVIER STOKES EQUATIONS, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, COEFFICIENTS, EXTERNAL, FLOW, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MEMORY DEVICES, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, RESEARCH AIRCRAFT, SOLUTIONS(GENERAL), GRIDS(COORDINATES), MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, COMPUTATIONS, REYNOLDS NUMBER, DATA MANAGEMENT, HYPERSONIC FLOW, SUPERCOMPUTERS

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE