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Fig. 6 | Advances in Aerodynamics

Fig. 6

From: Gas-kinetic unified algorithm for computable modeling of Boltzmann equation and application to aerothermodynamics for falling disintegration of uncontrolled Tiangong-No.1 spacecraft

Fig. 6

Surface pressure and heat flux for cylinder flows of Kn = 0.01, Ma = 5 solved by GKUA comparing with DSMC results with different non-equilibrium effects with the Shakhov model of simple gas, the ES model of rotational excitation polyatomic gas and the Nitrogen vibrational energy excitation, respectively. a Pressure, b Enlarged near stagnation point for pressure, c Heat flux, d Enlarged near stagnation point for heat flux

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