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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

633. Hypersonic Flow (3)

  • Prerequisite: MAE 533.
  • Hypersonic shock and expansion-wave relations, similarity concepts, Newtonian theory and modified Newtonian theory, nonlinear small-disturbance theory, blunt body flows, hypersonic viscous/inviscid interactions, aerodynamic heating, real gas effects, waveriders, atmospheric reentry.
  • (Lecture-Problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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