Skip to main content
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 96
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Kim, Jihong Kang, Seungwon Lee, Jaecheong and Huh, Hwanil 2016. Key Parameters and Research Review on Counterflow Jet Study in USA for Drag Reduction of a High-speed Vehicle. Journal of the Korean Society for Aeronautical & Space Sciences, Vol. 44, Issue. 1, p. 23.

    Zhang, Jiang Ma, Handong and Qin, Yongming 2016. 46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference.

    2016. Computational Electromagneticaerodynamics.

    2016. Computational Electromagneticaerodynamics.

    Farr, Rebecca Chang, Chau-Lyan Jones, Jess H. and Dougherty, Nathan S. 2015. 21st AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference.

    Huang, Wei Liu, Jun and Xia, Zhi-xun 2015. Drag reduction mechanism induced by a combinational opposing jet and spike concept in supersonic flows. Acta Astronautica, Vol. 115, p. 24.

    HUANG, Wei 2015. A survey of drag and heat reduction in supersonic flows by a counterflowing jet and its combinations. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, Vol. 16, p. 551.

    Lohner, Rainald and Baum, Joseph D. 2015. 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.

    Cordell, Christopher E. and Braun, Robert D. 2014. AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference.

    Ibrahim, S. Mohammed Sriram, R. and Reddy, K. P. J. 2014. Experimental Investigation of Heat Flux Mitigation During Martian Entry by Coolant Injection. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 51, Issue. 4, p. 1363.

    Cui, Kai and Hu, Shouchao 2013. 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition.

    Korzun, Ashley M. Cordell, Christopher E. and Braun, Robert D. 2013. Computational Aerodynamic Predictions of Supersonic Retropropulsion Flowfields. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 50, Issue. 5, p. 950.

    Korzun, Ashley M. and Braun, Robert D. 2013. Conceptual Modeling of Supersonic Retropropulsion Flow Interactions and Relationships to System Performance. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 50, Issue. 6, p. 1121.

    Korzun, Ashley M. and Braun, Robert D. 2013. Application of a Reynolds-Averaged Navier–Stokes Approach to Supersonic Retropropulsion Flowfields. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 50, Issue. 5, p. 961.

    Liu, Yunfeng and Jiang, Zonglin 2013. Concept of Non-Ablative Thermal Protection System for Hypersonic Vehicles. AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, Issue. 3, p. 584.

    Venkatachari, Balaji Shankar Cheng, Gary Chang, Chau-Lyan Zichettello, Benjamin and Bilyeu, David L. 2013. 31st AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference.

    Zheng, YongYing and Ahmed, Noor 2013. 43rd Fluid Dynamics Conference.

    Aruna, S. and Anjalidevi, S.P. 2012. Computational Study on the Influence of jet on Reduction of Drag Over Cone Flare Bodies in Hypersonic Turbulent Flow. Procedia Engineering, Vol. 38, p. 3635.

    NONAKA, Satoshi NISHIDA, Hiroyuki KATO, Hiroyuki OGAWA, Hiroyuki and INATANI, Yoshifumi 2012. Vertical Landing Aerodynamics of Reusable Rocket Vehicle. TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES, AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY JAPAN, Vol. 10, p. 1.

    Zheng, Y. Ahmed, N.A. and Zhang, W. 2012. Heat Dissipation using Minimum Counter Flow Jet Ejection During Spacecraft Re-Entry. Procedia Engineering, Vol. 49, p. 271.


The flow of a jet from a body opposing a supersonic free stream

  • P. J. Finley (a1) (a2)
  • DOI:
  • Published online: 01 March 2006

A series of experiments is described in which a jet issues from an orifice at the nose of a body in supersonic flow to oppose the mainstream. An analytical model of the flow is developed which suggests that the aerodynamic features of a steady flow depend primarily on a jet flow-force coefficient, and the Mach number of the jet in its exit plane. A sufficient condition for steady flow is developed. The experiments are found to agree well with predictions based on the flow model. A short account is presented of some previous investigations, and some of their conclusions are re-examined in the light of the present study.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • ISSN: 0022-1120
  • EISSN: 1469-7645
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-fluid-mechanics
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *