Mechanical Engineering : Review of thermodynamics of gases, one dimensional isentropic flow and choking. Nozzles and wind tunnels. Normal shock waves. Flow in constant area ducts with friction and heat exchange. Compressible irrotational flow. Oblique shock waves and Prandtl-Meyer expansion. Supersonic aerofoil and wing theory.
Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013
Instructors: Evgeny Timofeev (Fall) John H S Lee (Winter)