Compressible Flow

  • H. Yamaguchi
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 85)


Shock Wave Mach Number Wall Shear Stress Mass Flow Rate Supersonic Flow 
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The most fundamental treatment of gas dynamics is given in the classical texts:

  1. 1.
    H.W. Liepmann and A. Roshko, Elements of Gasdynamics, John Wiley, 2 Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 1957.zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  2. L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, Fluid Mechanics (2nd Edition), (Translation) Butterworth and Heinemann, Wolbum, MA, 1987.zbMATHGoogle Scholar

Some fundamental aspects of steady compressible flows with working examples are given in

  1. D.N. Roy, Applied Fluid Mechanics, Ellis Horwood Limited, 1988.Google Scholar
  2. W.F. Hughes and J.A. Brighton, Theory and Problems of Fluid Dynamics, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1967.Google Scholar
  3. E. Krause, Fluid Mechanics, Springer, New York, 2005.Google Scholar

Inviscid compressible flow problems are treated in view of Computational Fluid Mechanics (CFD) by

  1. T. Cebeci, J.P. Shao, F. Kafyeke and E. Laurendeau, Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineers, Springer, New York, 2005.Google Scholar

Advanced treatments in compressible fluids are found in

  1. D.D. Joseph, Fluid Dynamics of Viscoelastic Liquids, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1990.zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  2. E. Feireisl, Dynamics of Viscous Compressible Fluids, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004.zbMATHGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Yamaguchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Doshisha UniversityKyo-TanabeshiJapan

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