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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

533. Gas Dynamics (3)

  • Prerequisite: MAE 333 or equivalent. Isentropic flow, normal and oblique shocks,
  • Prandtl-Meyer flow, shock expansion theory, method of characteristics, nozzle flow, flow in ducts with friction and heat transfer, solutions of linearized potential equation with applications, slender body theory, similarity rules, transonic flow, shock wave/boundary layer interactions.
  • (Lecture-Problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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