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Title: Generic missile geometry with flare at Mach 5

Description: A generic missile body with flare embeds many flow structures occurring simultaneously; oblique shock wave at the tip of the body, expansion fan at the shoulder, a dead air region at the compression corner due to shockwave-laminar boundary layer interaction and high speed base flow features at the back.

Credits: Erinc Erdem

References: Erdem et. al (2009) "Drag Reduction by Energy Deposition in Hypersonic Flows," 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference Bremen, Germany 2009-7347

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