1 October 1990 Heat transfer predictions for IR domes
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Abstract
A successful model of the aerodynamic heat transfer to nose-mounted IR domes on hypersonic missile interceptors is presented. This paper describes a transitional flow heating algorithm, and presents a model for predicting the onset of boundary layer transition on a hemispherical forebody. In addition, this paper discusses the results of temperature predictions for IR domes, including a description of the analytical models and favorable comparisons with experimental data taken at Mach 4.6.
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Jeffrey S. Lin, Jeffrey S. Lin, Cheryl L. Resch, Cheryl L. Resch, "Heat transfer predictions for IR domes", Proc. SPIE 1326, Window and Dome Technologies and Materials II, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22501; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.22501
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