Domain Decomposition Method for Scattering from an Aircraft with Jet Engine Inlet Cavity
Keywords:Domain decomposition method, jet engine inlet, method of moments, monostatic radar cross section
Monostatic radar cross section (RCS) of an combat aircraft is analyzed using iterative Least Square Method weighted domain decomposition method (LSM weighted DDM). The model of the 200 wavelengths long aircraft is made of perfect electric conductor (PEC). Inlet cavity of the jet engine is included in the model. The inlet has realistic shape, whereas cavity is closed with a PEC on the outlet side. Corresponding model without the inlet is also analyzed—the inlet contour is smoothed, and then it is closed with a PEC. Method of moments (MoM) solution is used as a reference. It is shown that the LSM weighted DDM solution can provide very good solution in just a few iterations if problematic parts of the structure are extracted in separate subdomains.
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