Adjoint Shape Optimization of Hypersonic Blunt BodiesIncluding the Effect of Graphite Ablation

2016-07-11
Onay, Oğuz
Eyi, Sinan
One of the aims of the study, is to develop a numerical analysis tool for thermochemical ablation problem under hypersonic flow conditions. The other aim is to include the effects of the graphite ablation to a design optimization tool which uses adjoint method. In this study, IRV2 geometry is selected as the original geometry and optimization study is performed under reacting flow conditions. Drag coefficient of the geometry is reduced without increasing the stagnation point temperature. After the optimization study, ablation behavior of the original geometry and the optimized geometry have been analyzed and compared.

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Citation Formats
O. Onay and S. Eyi, “Adjoint Shape Optimization of Hypersonic Blunt BodiesIncluding the Effect of Graphite Ablation,” 2016, vol. 9, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://iccfd9.itu.edu.tr/assets/pdf/papers/ICCFD9-2016-199.pdf.