RANS transition model predictions on hypersonic three-dimensional forebody configuration

RANS transition model predictions on hypersonic three-dimensional forebody configuration

Luigi Cutrone, Antonio Schettino

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Abstract. Future space transportation systems will heavily rely on predicting and understanding Boundary Layer Transition (BLT) during atmospheric entry, especially in the hypersonic phase. Several models, compatible with RANS solvers, have yet been proposed, but not validated in the hypersonic regime. This paper focuses on evaluating prediction capabilities for such models on complex 3D geometries, using the International Boundary Layer Transition (BOLT) Flight Experiment as a test case.

Laminar-to-Turbulent Transition, CFD, Hypersonic Flows

Published online 11/1/2023, 4 pages
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Citation: Luigi Cutrone, Antonio Schettino, RANS transition model predictions on hypersonic three-dimensional forebody configuration, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 37, pp 166-169, 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644902813-36

The article was published as article 36 of the book Aeronautics and Astronautics

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