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Unformatted text preview: greater than 5 the name used is hypersonic flow. Additionally, transonic flow pertains to the range of speeds in which flow patterns change from subsonic to supersonic or vice versa, about Mach 0.8 to 1.2. Transonic flow presents a special problem area as neither equations describing subsonic flow nor those describing supersonic flow may be accurately applied to the regiom [...
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