Numerical Investigation of Plasma Plume Deflection with MHD Control


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At present, NASA is engaged in research to develop Plasma flow control technology on aeronautic and astronautic scopes. This article presents a compositive MHD(magnetohydrodynamics) method to control high-velocity Plasma flow generate by alkali salts in combustion gas, demonstrates that MHD system can make the jet plume to deflect, and realizes the aeroengine thrust-vector purpose. By analyzing and applying the MHD mathematical model, the author performs the numerical simulation of plasma flows-field with the MHD condition,shows that the jet plume in plasma state can deflect with MHD.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 588-589)

Edited by:

Lawrence Lim






B. G. Sun et al., "Numerical Investigation of Plasma Plume Deflection with MHD Control", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 588-589, pp. 1372-1375, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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