A theory for predicting the flow of real gases in shock tubes with experimental verification

Robert L. Trimpi, Nathaniel B. Cohen
naca-tn-3375
Mar 1955


The nonlinear characteristic differential equations applicable to a quasi-one-dimensional unsteady channel flow with friction and heat transfer are linearized and integrated in functional form for the particular study of small perturbations from ideal shock-tube flows.

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