|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||060/768; 137/015.1; 244/053B|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 4|
A diverterless hypersonic inlet (DHI) for a high speed, air-breathing propulsion system reduces the ingested boundary layer flow, drag, and weight, and maintains a high capture area for hypersonic applications. The design enables high vehicle fineness ratios, low-observable features, and enhances ramjet operability limits. The DHI is optimized for a particular design flight Mach number. A forebody segment generates and focuses a system of multiple upstream shock waves at desired strengths and angles to facilitate required inlet and engine airflow conditi...
1. A system for processing hypersonic airflow on a vehicle having an airbreathing propulsion system, comprising: a forebody that compresses the airflow with a plurality of longitudinal ramp segments that are blended to achieve a vehicle fineness ratio requirement and cross-sectional area distribution constraints,the ramp segments being contoured in the spanwise direction to divert boundary layer flow overboard, wherein the spanwise contours are super elliptical as defined by the equation: (x/a)n+(y/b)n=1where n>2 and a and b are radii, anda cowl that cap...