f15_mud_0304

f15_mud_0304 - occurs at the shock. This is a non-adiabatic...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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 dont think it would. 4. No mud (5 students)...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course AERO 16.01 taught by Professor Markdrela during the Fall '05 term at MIT.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online