Accession Number:

ADB071126

Title:

A Computer Model Predicting the Thermal Response to Microwave Radiation

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan-Nov 1980

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TX

Report Date:

1982-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

157.0

Abstract:

This paper describes a method of computing the thermal response of an autothermally regulated body such as a biological body to a source of microwave radiation. The description of this computer program is divided into five parts. It includes 1 a discussion of the symbols and their units used in developing the solution, 2 the induced electromagnetic field distribute and the power density distribution that represents the source term for the heat transfer problem, 3 the modified heat operator eigenvalues and eigenfunctions associated with a Newton cooling law boundary condition, 4 the computation of temperature excursions induced by microwave radiation including complex pulse heating schemes, and 5 a discussion of the spreading of temperature distributions with time in three types of simulated biological structures.

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Thermodynamics
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE