Advanced Hypersonic Test Facilities

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AIAA, 2002 - Aerodynamics, Hypersonic - 625 pages
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Contents

FV Military Hypersonic Test Requirements Futures
11
Principles of Hypersonic Test Facility Development
17
Conclusions
26
Shock Tunnels and Expansion Tubes
32
LENS Hypervelocity Tunnels and Application
73
Design Operation and Performance of the LENS I and LENS II
80
Facility Validation
86
Measurements of Jet Interaction Resulting from Divert Thruster
100
Test Capabilities
418
NASA Glenn Research Centers Hypersonic
427
The ONERA F4 HighEnthalpy Wind Tunnel
441
Typical Model Tests
459
Conclusion and Future Prospects
465
A Hypersonic GroundTest Facility Using Magnetic
479
Test Techniques
488
Hypersonic Test Capabilities
499

The U12 Large Shock Tube
111
Aerodynamic Investigations 1
123
Ballistic Regime of U12 Shock Tube Operation
130
Gasdynamic Fundamentals of the Detonation Process
137
The DetonationDriven Shock Tunnel TH2D
144
The JF10 DetonationDriven HighEnthalpy Shock Tunnel
162
Conclusions
200
The HEG Facility
207
Flow Past a Circular Cylinder
219
Current Work
229
Characteristics of the HIEST and its Applicability
239
Piston Gasdynamic Units with Multicascade
255
The Multicascade Compression PGU Complex
261
Supersonic Combustion Tests in the PGU
271
ArcHeated Facilities
279
DoD and NASA Arc Facility Overview
290
Arc Heater Technology Topics Update
298
Summary
310
Aerodynamic and Propulsion Test Unit
353
Planned Mid and FarTerm Incremental APTU Test
362
Summary
372
The NASA Langley Research Center 8ft High
405
MagLev Test Track Development
510
Conclusion
529
Increased Launching Capabilities at AEDCs
531
Technology Overview for 10 kms
542
Conclusion
553
RDHWTMARIAH II Facility Concept Development
563
Conclusions
581
NewGeneration Hypersonic Adiabatic Compression Facilities with Pressure Multipliers
585
Simulation of Hypersonic Flows in Existing Wind Tunnels
587
Advantages of Using High Pressures
594
Our Concept
595
Hypersonic Gasdynamic Facility of Adiabatic Compression A1
597
Operation Principle of A1
600
HighPressure Unit
601
Test Results and Use
605
Adiabatic Compression Hypersonic Wind Tunnel AT303
607
Control of the System and Measurement Equipment of AT303
609
NonUniformity of the Velocity Field in the Region of Model Location
613
Conclusions
615
References
616
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