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Aerodynamics of trans-atmospheric vehicles : a non-dimensional approach

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dc.contributor.author Ustinov, Eugene A.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-02-12T23:28:58Z
dc.date.available 2007-02-12T23:28:58Z
dc.date.issued 2006-01-09
dc.identifier.citation AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 9-12, 2006. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 05-4008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/40092
dc.description.abstract A novel non-dimensional approach to flight dynamics of a trans-atmospheric vehicle is proposed. This approach explicitly takes into account the vertical span of the atmosphere (atmospheric scale height) as well as atmospheric mass load (atmospheric pressure) at the given flight level. As an example of application of this approach, a simple analytic model of the flight dynamics is considered for the powered boost and non-powered glide of a trans-atmospheric vehicle. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 1228778 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en
dc.subject planetary spacecraft en
dc.subject aerodynamics en
dc.subject trans-atmospheric flight vehicle (TAV)
dc.title Aerodynamics of trans-atmospheric vehicles : a non-dimensional approach en
dc.type Preprint en


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