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Inverse heat transfer problem applied to CH4/O2 single and multi-element rocket thrust chambers

Alessandro Villani

Inverse heat transfer problem applied to CH4/O2 single and multi-element rocket thrust chambers.

Rel. Dario Giuseppe Pastrone. Politecnico di Torino, Corso di laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Aerospaziale, 2018

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Abstract:

The present study intends to investigate and analyze the main issues affecting a conjugategradient optimisation method (CGM) for parameter heat flux estimating applied to someexperimental tests carried out on single- and multi-injector combustion chambers at theInstitute of Propulsion of Flight (LFA) at the Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen (TUM).Each optimisation steps implemented in a Matlab code by Perakis et al. have been explainedin detail. Hence, the code has been modified with the purpose to make it fasterand more accurate and than it has been tested with a numerical function simulating heatflux rising along combustion chamber. An analysis of the nozzle boundary condition hasbeen performed to estimate errors that occurr by assuming it adiabatic. Finally, samemodifications have been applied to five element combustion chamber with particular attentionto the interpolation of the heat flux along combustion chamber.

Relators: Dario Giuseppe Pastrone
Academic year: 2017/18
Publication type: Electronic
Number of Pages: 108
Subjects:
Corso di laurea: Corso di laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Aerospaziale
Classe di laurea: New organization > Master science > LM-20 - AEROSPATIAL AND ASTRONAUTIC ENGINEERING
Ente in cotutela: Technical University of Munich, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chair of Turbomachinery and Flight Propulsion, (GERMANIA)
Aziende collaboratrici: UNSPECIFIED
URI: http://webthesis.biblio.polito.it/id/eprint/8052
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