Accession Number:

ADA463441

Title:

Applying MHD Results to a Scramjet Vehicle

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 15 Aug 2005-12 Feb 2007

Corporate Author:

HFC CONSULTING WESTERVILLE OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-02-12

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

The DOE MHD Power Generation Program contained a broad range of scientific, engineering, and modeling activities including the study of plasma composition and structure, equilibrium and non-equilibrium ionization, plasma flow, arc formation and extinction, high temperature materials, and non-intrusive gas diagnostics. In this report, results from the DOE Program, and related international activities, were reviewed for their potential to complement research conducted under the AFOSR Theme Plasma Dynamics for Aerospace Applications. Recommendations for the AFOSR Theme included 1 Use of a twotemperature model for improved calculation of plasma properties and plasma modeling, 2 Operating conditions for potential improved stability and arc prevention in the boundary layer for plasma aerodynamic flow control, 3 Use of demonstrated non-intrusive diagnostics for plasma and boundary layer measurements, and 4 Testing of high-temperature materials for an MHD generator.

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE