Cambridge Aerospace Series
Written by a leading expert in the field, this
book presents a novel method for controlling high-speed flows past aerodynamic shapes using energy deposition via direct current
(DC), laser or microwave discharge, and describes selected applications in supersonic and hypersonic flows. Emphasizing a
deductive approach, the fundamental physical principles provided give an understanding of the simplified mathematical models
derived therefrom. These features, along with an extensive set of 55 simulations, make the book an invaluable reference that
will be of interest to researchers and graduate students working in aerospace engineering and in plasma physics.
Introduction; 2. Fundamental equations; 3. Statistical mechanics and continuum physics; 4. Dynamics and kinetics pacetoken
of charged particles; 5. DC discharge; 6. Microwave discharge; 7. Laser discharge; 8. Modeling energy deposition pacetoken
as an ideal gas; 9. Flow control in aerodynamics.
Describes energy deposition using direct current (DC), microwave
and laser discharge for flow control at high speeds.