Volume 3, 2012Progress in Flight Physics
|529 - 544
|Chapter Six. Flow Control
|29 January 2013
Experimental and numerical studies of nonequilibrium effects in framework of magnetohydrodynamic parachute concept
Joint Institute for High Temperature Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russia
The magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) parachute effect is studied numerically for the reentry conditions. The effects of the extra ionization due to induced electric field U × B are taken into account. The efficiency of MHD interaction in terms of drag is estimated. For the flight conditions under consideration, the increase of total drag due to electromagnetic one is more than twice.
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