AA 210A:
Fundamentals of Compressible Flow
Topics: development of the threedimensional, nonsteady, field equations for describing the motion of a viscous, compressible fluid; differential and integral forms of the equations; constitutive equations for a compressible fluid; the entropy equation; compressible boundary layers; areaaveraged equations for onedimensional steady flow; shock waves; channel flow with heat addition and friction; flow in nozzles and inlets; oblique shock waves; PrandtlMeyer expansion; unsteady onedimensional flow; the shock tube; small disturbance theory; acoustics in onedimension; steady flow in twodimensions; potential flow; linearized potential flow; lift and drag of thin airfoils. Prerequisites: undergraduate background in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.
Terms: Aut

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)