Modern Compressible Flow: With Historical Perspective: With Historical Perspective

Hardcover | July 19, 2002

byJohn Anderson

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Anderson's book provides the most accessible approach to compressible flow for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering students and professionals. In keeping with previous versions, the 3rd edition uses numerous historical vignettes that show the evolution of the field.New pedagogical features--"Roadmaps" showing the development of a given topic, and "Design Boxes" giving examples of design decisions--will make the 3rd edition even more practical and user-friendly than before.The 3rd edition strikes a careful balance between classical methods of determining compressible flow, and modern numerical and computer techniques (such as CFD) now used widely in industry & research.A new Book Website will contain all problem solutions for instructors.

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Anderson's book provides the most accessible approach to compressible flow for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering students and professionals. In keeping with previous versions, the 3rd edition uses numerous historical vignettes that show the evolution of the field.New pedagogical features--"Roadmaps" showing the development of a give...

John D. Anderson, Jr. is the Curator of Aerodynamics at the National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institute and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:776 pages, 10.1 × 6.9 × 1.4 inPublished:July 19, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072424435

ISBN - 13:9780072424430

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Table of Contents

1 Compressible Flow - Some History and Introductory Thoughts

2 Integral Forms of the Conservation Equations for Inviscid Flows

3 One-Dimensional Flow

4 Oblique Shock and Expansion Waves

5 Quasi-One-Dimensional Flow

6 Differential Conservation Equations for Inviscid Flows

7 Unsteady Wave Motion

8 General Conservation Equations Revisited: Velocity Potential Equation

9 Linearized Flow

10 Conical Flow

11 Numerical Techniques for Steady Supersonic Flow

12 The Time-Marching Technique: With Application to Supersonic Blunt Bodies and Nozzles

13 Three-Dimensional Flow

14 Transonic Flow

15 Hypersonic Flow

16 Properties of High-Temperature Gases

17 High-Temperature Flows: Basic Examples

Appendix A

Appendix B An Illustration and Exercise of Computational Fluid Dynamics