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Lecture F15 Mud: Shock Wave Relations 1. What is a shock wave physically? (1 student) A discontinuity in nearly all the flow variables. There are many non-fluid analogs to a shock, such as the traffic example in the notes. 2. When is the stagnation enthalpy not constant? (1 student) If there is combustion. A detonation wave in a fuel-vapor/air mixture is a shock wave where combustion
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Unformatted text preview: occurs at the shock. This is a non-adiabatic shock wave. Aerodynamic shock waves are normally adiabatic. 3. Would plotting M 2 2 vs M 2 1 reveal anything? (1 student) I never tried it, but I don’t think it would. 4. No mud (5 students)...
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