High Speed Flow by C. J. ChapmanHigh Speed Flow by C. J. Chapman

High Speed Flow

byC. J. Chapman

Paperback | March 28, 2000

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High Speed Flow covers subsonic and supersonic flight, shock waves, high-speed aerofoils, and temperature changes. Starting from first principles, the book gives complete and elementary derivations of all results, and takes the reader to research level in the subject. C.J. Chapman includes many exercises and an extensive bibliography, providing access to the entire literature from 1860 to the present, with over two hundred items published since 1990. An extensive set of formulae on thermodynamics and oblique shock waves is also included.
Title:High Speed FlowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:March 28, 2000Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521666473

ISBN - 13:9780521666473


Table of Contents

1. Preliminaries; 2. Governing equations; 3. Thermodynamics; 4. Smooth flow of an ideal fluid; 5. Characteristic surfaces and rays; 6. Shocks; 7. Steady one-dimensional flow; 8; Prandtl-Meyer expansion; 9. Aerofoils; 10. Characteristics for steady two-dimensional flow; 11. Shock reflections and intersections; 12. The hodograph method; 13. Guide to high speed flow.

From Our Editors

To analyze shock waves and supersonic flight, you need the highest level of knowledge and training. In High Speed Flow, C.J. Chapman gets readers up to date on the principles, changes and research in this subject. Readers will also learn about the importance of high speed flow to temperature changes and high-speed aerofoils. It includes a bibliography of all literature on this subject from 1860 and contains a series of line diagrams, tables and 56 exercises that will give readers a valuable hands-on learning experience.

Editorial Reviews

"The book is a high-quality production that usually characterizes the publications of Cambridge University Press. The index and the list of references are excellent...a competent and concise treatment of the most important elements and concepts of high-speed flows." Applied Mechanics Reviews