A reexamination of the use of simple concepts for predicting the shape and location of detached shock waves

Love, Eugene S
naca-tn-4170
December 1957


A reexamination has been made of the use of simple concepts for predicting the shape and location of detached shock waves. The results show that simple concepts and modifications of existing methods can yield good predictions for many nose shapes and for a wide range of Mach numbers.

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