Some aspects of the physical nature of transonic flows past aerofoils and wings

  • H. H. Pearcey
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) / Internationale Union für Theoretische und Angewandte Mechanik (IUTAM) book series (IUTAM)


Attention is confined to those transonic flows in which a local supersonic region is embedded within a subsonic flow and is terminated by shock wave impinging on the surface of the aerofoil or wing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. H. Pearcey
    • 1
  1. 1.National Physical LaboratoryTeddingtonEngland

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