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Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications

Introduction to Transonic Aerodynamics

Authors: Vos, Roelof, Farokhi, Saeed

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  • Reviews the governing equations and explores their applications and limitations in computational fluid dynamics
  • Explores and explains multiple aspects of transonic flow, from both numerical and experimental perspectives
  • Examines the implications of transonic flow in aircraft design and operation
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Written to teach students the nature of transonic flow and its mathematical foundation, this book offers a much-needed introduction to transonic aerodynamics. The authors present a quantitative and qualitative assessment of subsonic, supersonic and transonic flow around bodies in two and three dimensions. The book reviews the governing equations and explores their applications and limitations as employed in modeling and computational fluid dynamics.

Some concepts, such as shock and expansion theory, are examined from a numerical perspective. Others, including shock-boundary-layer interaction, are discussed from a qualitative point of view. The book includes 60 examples and more than 200 practice problems. The authors also offer analytical methods such as Method of Characteristics (MOC) that allow readers to practice with the subject matter.

The result is a wealth of insight into transonic flow phenomena and their impact on aircraft design, including compressibility effects, shock and expansion waves, shock-boundary-layer interaction and aeroelasticity.

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“This textbook is a comprehensive introduction to transonic external aerodynamics. … It is intended primarily for senior undergraduate students or graduate students with prior knowledge in aerodynamics, but it provides useful informations to all specialists interested in transonic flows.” (Adrian Carabineanu, zbMATH, Vol. 1326.76001, 2016)


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Transonic Aerodynamics
Authors
Series Title
Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications
Series Volume
110
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-9747-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-9747-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-9746-7
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-7769-8
Series ISSN
0926-5112
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 555
Number of Illustrations
392 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
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