Disk-Band-Cone parachute inflation in supersonic flow

Mach number =2, Re=3.500.000, forebody drag Cd=0.5.

The couple of structural program MONSTR-2.2 and aerodynamic code EXPRESS provides an aeroelastic solution. Since both codes are very fast, the solution takes several minutes (home PC Pentium-100). The static solution can be achieved as the dynamic one due to artificial dissipative forces.
initial shape / phase 01phase12phase23phase34phase 45phase 56phase 67phase 78phase 89final static10=final static shape
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