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Unformatted text preview: heat shield and the toroidal surface s / R b = 1.082 ( b = o ) : Maximum body radius 11 (From Bertin) s / R b = 0.965 ( " b = 67 o ) : Tangency point of the spherical heat shield and the toroidal surface s / R b = 1.082 ( b = o ) : Maximum body radius Modified Newtonian Theory Applied to Apollo Command Module at AoA=0 deg. 12 Newtonian Theory provides useful results when the Mach number is large and/or the flow deflection angle is large (indicates strong shock assumption): Modified Newtonian theory works better for blunt bodies Newtonian Theory works better for wedges and cones (more accurate for cones than wedges) M " Sin # >> 1 (Figure 6.8 from Bertin) Applicability Region of Newtonian Theory 13 (From Anderson)...
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