Analytical Theory of Transonic Normal Shock Boundary Layer Interaction

  • G. R. Inger
  • W. H. Mason
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Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


This paper describes an approximate analytical theory of the nonseparating transonic interaction of a weak normal shock with an isobaric laminar or turbulent boundary layer. The resulting mixed rotation transonic flow boundary value problem is solved analytically by Fourier transformation methods. Numerical results are presented for turbulent boundary layer pressure distributions, flow geometry and skin friction.


Skin Friction Turbulent Boundary Layer Boundary Layer Thickness Incident Shock Normal Shock 
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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. R. Inger
    • 1
  • W. H. Mason
    • 1
  1. 1.Virginia Polytechnic InstituteState University BlacksburgVirginiaUSA

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