Effect of the surface shape of a large space body on its fragmentation in a planetary atmosphere

Khrennikov, Daniil E.; Titov, Andrei K.; Ershov, Alexander E.; Klyuchantsev, Andrei B.; Pariev, Vladimir, I; et al. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society

Employing the finite element and computational fluid dynamics methods, we have determined the conditions for the fragmentation of space bodies or preservation of their integrity when they penetrate into the Earth's atmosphere. The origin...