Numerical simulation of projectile acceleration process using solid/gas two-phase reacting flow model

H. Miura, Akiko Matsuo, Y. Nakamura

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Abstract

Two-dimensional axisymmetric interior ballistics simulations in the projectile launch system utilizing long slotted tubular solid propellant are carried out using solid/gas two-phase fluid dynamics code of Eulerian-Lagrangian approaches. The movement of slotted tubular solid propellant is simulated one-dimensionally by Lagrangian approach. The simulation results are compared with experimental data for validation. The histories of the breech pressure and projectile velocity under various conditions are in good agreement with the experimental data. We examine the effects of the projectile and propellant mass conditions on the energy release rate of solid propellant and the projectile kinetic energy at the muzzle. A series of the simulations by changing the mass of projectile and propellant clarifies that the launch system requires the heavier projectile for ensuring the sufficient time of the projectile staying in the launch tube to convert efficiently the propellant chemical energy to the projectile kinetic energy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008
EditorsStephan Bless, James Walker
PublisherDEStech Publications Inc.
Pages273-280
Number of pages8
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9781932078930
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 1
Event24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008 - New Orleans, United States
Duration: 2008 Sep 222008 Sep 26

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Other24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityNew Orleans
Period08/9/2208/9/26

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Projectiles
Two phase flow
Gases
Computer simulation
Solid propellants
Propellants
Kinetic energy
Energy release rate
Ballistics
Fluid dynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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Miura, H., Matsuo, A., & Nakamura, Y. (2008). Numerical simulation of projectile acceleration process using solid/gas two-phase reacting flow model. In S. Bless, & J. Walker (Eds.), Proceedings - 24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008 (Vol. 1, pp. 273-280). DEStech Publications Inc..

Numerical simulation of projectile acceleration process using solid/gas two-phase reacting flow model. / Miura, H.; Matsuo, Akiko; Nakamura, Y.

Proceedings - 24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008. ed. / Stephan Bless; James Walker. Vol. 1 DEStech Publications Inc., 2008. p. 273-280.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Miura, H, Matsuo, A & Nakamura, Y 2008, Numerical simulation of projectile acceleration process using solid/gas two-phase reacting flow model. in S Bless & J Walker (eds), Proceedings - 24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008. vol. 1, DEStech Publications Inc., pp. 273-280, 24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008, New Orleans, United States, 08/9/22.
Miura H, Matsuo A, Nakamura Y. Numerical simulation of projectile acceleration process using solid/gas two-phase reacting flow model. In Bless S, Walker J, editors, Proceedings - 24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008. Vol. 1. DEStech Publications Inc. 2008. p. 273-280
Miura, H. ; Matsuo, Akiko ; Nakamura, Y. / Numerical simulation of projectile acceleration process using solid/gas two-phase reacting flow model. Proceedings - 24th International Symposium on Ballistics, BALLISTICS 2008. editor / Stephan Bless ; James Walker. Vol. 1 DEStech Publications Inc., 2008. pp. 273-280
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