Transonic flow past a wedge profile with detached bow wave

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"A theoretical study has been made of the aerodynamic characteristics at zero angle of attack of a thin, doubly symmetrical double-wedge profile in the range of supersonic flight speed in which the bow wave is detached. The analysis utilizes the equations of the transonic small-disturbance theory and involves no assumptions beyond those implicit in this theory. The mixed flow about the front half of the profile is calculated by relaxation solution of boundary conditions along the shock polar and sonic line" (p. 1).

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Vincenti, Walter G. & Wagoner, Cleo B. 1952.

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"A theoretical study has been made of the aerodynamic characteristics at zero angle of attack of a thin, doubly symmetrical double-wedge profile in the range of supersonic flight speed in which the bow wave is detached. The analysis utilizes the equations of the transonic small-disturbance theory and involves no assumptions beyond those implicit in this theory. The mixed flow about the front half of the profile is calculated by relaxation solution of boundary conditions along the shock polar and sonic line" (p. 1).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20378
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091088 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-1095
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091088
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65678

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Vincenti, Walter G. & Wagoner, Cleo B. Transonic flow past a wedge profile with detached bow wave, report, 1952; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65678/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.