On the stand-off distance of detached shock waves in internal transonic flows

  • R. Dvořák
Part of the Acta Mechanica book series (ACTA MECH.SUPP., volume 4)


The stand-off distance of detached shock waves in internal transonic flows depends not only on the shape of the profile (body) in front of which the shock occurs: it is strongly affected by the channel geometry. The front shock waves can easily be misinterpreted with shock waves terminating the region of supersonic flow in the channel.


Shock Wave Mach Number Supersonic Flow Front Shock Wave Transonic Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Dvořák
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  1. 1.Institute of ThermomechanicsCzech Academy of SciencesPraha 8Czech Republic

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