A unified two-dimensional approach to the calculation of three-dimensional hypersonic flows, with application to bodies of revolution

A. J. Eggers, Jr., Raymond C. Savin
naca-report-1249
1955


A procedure for calculating three-dimensional steady and nonsteady supersonic flows with the method of characteristics is developed and discussed. An approximate method is deduced from the characteristics method and shown to be of practical value at high supersonic speeds.

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