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Asymptotic Problems of Subsonic Flow Theory

Anatoly I. Ruban

in Fluid Dynamics: Part 2: Asymptotic Problems of Fluid Dynamics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199681747
eISBN:
9780191761614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681747.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Chapter 2 is devoted to the thin aerofoil theory for subsonic flows. The chapter first assumes that the free-stream Mach number M∞ is close to zero, and use the Euler equations for an incompressible ... More


Ideal Fluid Flows

S. G. Rajeev

in Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Some solutions of Euler’s equations are found here. The simplest are the steady flows: water flowing out of a tank at a constant rate, the Venturi and Pitot tubes. Another is the static solution of a ... More


Shocks

S. G. Rajeev

in Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

When the speed of a fluid exceeds that of sound, discontinuities in density occur, called shocks.The opposite limit from incompressibility (constant density) is constant pressure. In this limit, we ... More


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