Applied Scientific Research, Section A

, Volume 7, Issue 5, pp 357–368 | Cite as

Compressible fluids in steady two-dimensional subsonic flow

  • G. Power
  • P. Smith


By considering the correct differential equations for steady two-dimensional subsonic flow and making successive approximations to their solutions, the adiabatic flow past a large number of profiles can be obtained as accurately as desired, even when approaching sonic speed. Examples are given and results compared with those obtained by other means. A way of constructing channels suitable for subsonic flow at high speed is also indicated. Finally, a method of estimation by upper and lower bounds is suggested.


Mach Number Incompressible Flow Thickness Ratio Compressible Flow Compressible Fluid 
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© Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague/Kluwer Academic Publishers 1958

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Power
    • 1
  • P. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Nottingham UniversityEngland

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