Numerical Computation of Transonic Flows with Shock Waves

  • Antony Jameson
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


Some recent developments in numerical methods for calculating solutions to the transonic potential flow equation are reviewed, including (1) the construction of stable coordinate independent difference schemes; (2) the use of conservation form to insure proper shock jump conditions; (3) analysis of the relaxation method by the time dependent analogy; (4) accelerated iterative schemes.


Shock Wave Computational Fluid Dynamics Transonic Flow Conservation Form Mesh Width 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antony Jameson
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  1. 1.Courant Institute of Mathematical SciencesNew York UniversityUSA

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