Application of transonic similarity

Adolf Busemann
naca-tn-2687
Apr 1952


From a review of the different similarity approaches to compressible potential flow, the meaning and limitations of transonic similarity are traced back to their origin. Although the main test deals with the quasi two-dimensional flow, special suggestions for the case of axisymmetrical bodies are added in an appendix.

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