Simulation of effects of the MHD-interaction of bodies with the Earth’s atmosphere in a rarified plasma flow

1Shuvalov, VA, 2Kulagin, SN, 2Kochubei, GS, 1Tokmak, NA
1Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipro, Ukraine
2Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2011, 17 ;(5):29-39
Publication Language: Russian
We show that some partial physical simulation of effects of the MHD-interaction of re-entry spacecrafts with the Earth’s atmosphere is possible for a hypersonic rarified plasma flow under MHD-approximation conditions. These effects are a decrease in a convective heat flow and increase in the drag force.
Keywords: hypersonic flow, MHD, plasma, simulation
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