Configurations with Specified Shock Waves

  • H. Sobieczky
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 366)


Supersonic flow elements are valuable components for the development of new aerodynamic design concepts for efficient high speed flight vehicles. Among these elements, flows with oblique shocks may be used to shape socalled waveriders, which are almost classical cases where the component may already form a high lift-over-drag (L/D) configuration [96], [97]. In the past decades, the mathematical models of plane or axisymmetric supersonic flow fields with shocks have been used to create a number of simple test cases for experimental investigation, long before numerical flow analysis methods and large computers were available.


Shock Wave Mach Number Supersonic Flow Oblique Shock Inviscid Flow 
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  • H. Sobieczky
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  1. 1.DLR German Aerospace Research EstablishmentGottingenGermany

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