Accession Number:

ADA413399

Title:

Development of Improved Molecular Excitation Models for Modeling of High Altitude Space Plume Radiation

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr-30 Sep 2002

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-03-03

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

A main task completed under this project was to understand the sensitivity of chemical models used in the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo method to the pair selection techniques as well as the use of discrete versus continuum energy level.

Subject Categories:

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy
  • Astronautics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE