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Published by Springer Netherlands in Dordrecht .
Written in English


  • Mechanics,
  • Physics

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This volume deals with problems relating to the interaction of shock waves, with an emphasis on their diffraction. The contents are divided into nine chapters, dealing with the reflection of shock waves, the diffraction of normal and oblique shock waves, including the effects of yawed wedges, shock interaction with a moving aerofoil and arbitrary flat surfaces. The book covers in detail the experimental and theoretical approaches to the subject which have been found fruitful, and presents an authoritative up-to-date account of the present status of research. For research mathematicians and engineers whose work involves fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, and compressible flow.

Edition Notes

Statementby R. S. Srivastava
SeriesFluid Mechanics and Its Applications -- 22, Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications -- 22
LC ClassificationsQC120-168.85, QA808.2
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (xii, 324 p.)
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27046238M
ISBN 109401044740, 9401110867
ISBN 109789401044745, 9789401110860

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  The interaction between a shock wave and a strong vortex is simulated systematically through solving the two-dimensional, unsteady compressible Navier–Stokes equations using a fifth-order weighted essentially nonoscillatory finite difference scheme. Our main purpose in this study is to characterize the flow structure and the generation of sound waves of the shock–strong vortex interaction.   Shock-wave representation (Fig. a) is called nonunique if the wave (i.e., a discontinuity satisfying the Rankine-Hugoniot relations at its front) can be represented by other gasdynamic discontinuities—two shock-waves 3 (Fig. c,d) or a shock-wave and a rarefaction wave (Fig. b,e). Hereafter, all the waves constituting these. Shock wave-boundary-layer interaction (SBLI) is a fundamental phenomenon in gas dynamics that is observed in many practical situations, ranging from transonic aircraft wings to . NASA has successfully tested an advanced air-to-air photographic technology in flight, capturing the first-ever images of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft in flight.