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Software that models atmospheric hypersonic flight

  1. Aug 24, 2014 #1
    I would like to model various projectiles and capsules being fired at hypersonic speeds by a coilgun or equivalent mass driver. Does anyone know of any programs that could simulate a launch or at least parts of the flight? (ie. setting the atmospheric density for a given region, calculating various values like drag, instability, heat at that altitude etc. and then repeating that process to get a general idea at for the entire duration).

    Some of the programs I looked at were Solidworks and Autodesk which both seemed to have flow simulations, but I don't know if they would align with what I'm looking for

    Thanks in advance! :)

    (If I posted this the wrong place could someone redirect me?)
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 1, 2014 #2
    I'm sorry you are not finding help at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us?
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