Some Studies on the Flow of a Gas in the Region of Transition Through the Velocity of Sound

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The two-dimensional motion of an incompressible fluid about a closed contour with a definite velocity in magnitude and direction at infinity is considered. If, without changing the direction of the velocity at infinity, the magnitude is increased, the configuration of the streamlines remains unchanged and only the numbering of the stream function changes. There exists only one family of curves that can serve as streamlines in the incompressible flow about a given contour (at a given angle of attack); for example, the contour of an airplane wing. The case is quite different with a compressible fluid.

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Kiebel, I. A. April 1, 1950.

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  • Main Title: Some Studies on the Flow of a Gas in the Region of Transition Through the Velocity of Sound
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Memorandums

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The two-dimensional motion of an incompressible fluid about a closed contour with a definite velocity in magnitude and direction at infinity is considered. If, without changing the direction of the velocity at infinity, the magnitude is increased, the configuration of the streamlines remains unchanged and only the numbering of the stream function changes. There exists only one family of curves that can serve as streamlines in the incompressible flow about a given contour (at a given angle of attack); for example, the contour of an airplane wing. The case is quite different with a compressible fluid.

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  • Izvestia Akademii Nauk, SSSR, No. 3; 153-259; Rept-3

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/20050028491 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-1252
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 20050028491
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc64581

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  • April 1, 1950

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Kiebel, I. A. Some Studies on the Flow of a Gas in the Region of Transition Through the Velocity of Sound, report, April 1, 1950; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc64581/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.