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MECH 537 High-Speed Aerodynamics (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : Equations of compressible flows. Planar and conical shock waves. Expansion and shock wave interference; shock tubes. Method of characteristics. Supersonic nozzle design. Aerofoil theory in high subsonic, supersonic and hypersonic flows. Conical flows. Yawed, delta and polygonal wings; rolling and pitching rotations. Wing-body systems. Elements of transonic flows.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Dan Mateescu (Fall)

  • (3-0-6)
  • Pre/Corequisite (Undergraduate): MECH 533