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Aerospace AEROSPACE

PROPULSION SYSTEMS

  • Nozzle thrust calculation.
  • Nozzle over/under expansion prediction.
  • Supersonic flow simulation capability.

HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS

  • Pump selection and pipe sizing.
  • Flow distribution.
Gas turbine engine

GAS TURBINE ENGINE

  • Turbine and compressor sizing.
  • Turbine and compressor power matching.
  • Compressor surge margin prediction.
  • Off-design performance prediction. 
  • Transient system response.

 

FUEL & REFUELING SYSTEMS 

  • Valve sizing for mid-air refueling.
  • Control system design for transient mid-air refueling.
  • Pump selection and pipe sizing.
  • Heat exchanger area calculation/sizing.

LIQUID FUELED ROCKETS

  • Turbo-pump/combustion dynamics.
  • Control philosophy development testing.
  • Transient start-up analysis.
  • Blowdown calculations.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL & LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS

  • Cabin temperature, pressure and flow control.
  • Air conditioning system flow & temperature distribution.
  • Humidity control of air-water vapour mixtures.
 

COMBUSTION CHAMBER:

  • Combustion product gas composition calculation.
  • Combustion process adiabatic flame temperature calculation.
  • Flow distribution between cooling slots and main flow path. 
  • Thermal capacitance in solids for transient modeling.
  • Linear and solid conduction heat transfer.
  • Axial (2D) conduction.
  • Jet impingement cooling.
  • Film convection heat transfer.
  • Solid-Solid radiation heat transfer.
  • Gas-Solid radiation heat transfer.
  • Convection heat transfer.

Flownex® enabled engineers to analyze the complete fuel system and its components in an efficient and accurate way, providing them with peace of mind that the final system design is safe, reliable and conforms to customer requirements.

Jaco Gouws - Aerosud