Title: Three-Dimensional Modeling of Ablative Materials Exposed to Oxy-Acetylene Test Bed
Authors: Ozen Atak, Ryan McDermott, Jon Langston, and Joseph H. Koo
Abstract: In order to determine ablative properties, various labscale tests can be performed using different test apparatus. One of the more common test apparatus is the oxy-acetylene torch. In this study, the flow field of an oxy-acetylene test setup is examined using Ansys/Fluent 19.1 code. The heat transfer between the ablative surface and the combustion gases are compared with experimental results. Moreover, the results obtained from the CFD by applying different kinds of turbulence models are discussed. The calculated temperature and heat flux results are in reasonable agreement with the experimental results.
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