Title page for ETD etd-11072012-040250


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Cornette, Elden Shupe
URN etd-11072012-040250
Title Two-dimensional subsonic compressible flow about an arbitrary Joukousky airfoil
Degree Master of Science
Department Applied Mechanics
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Pien, Y. K. Committee Chair
Pardue, Louis A. Committee Member
Pletta, Dan H. Committee Member
Whittemore, John A. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Aerodynamics
Date of Defense 1953-05-18
Availability restricted
Abstract

From the preceding investigation, it may be concluded that the method of calculating subsonic compressible flows proposed by Gelbart is valid and practical for arbitrary airfoil shapes for which a convenient mapping function exists, It was found that the method can be carried out with comparative ease as compared to numerical methods of solution and therefore lends itself to engineering use. A particular advantage of the method is that it allows the approximate solution of the direct problem, that is, the flow about a given body at a prescribed angle of attack and freestream Mach number.

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