The similarity rules for second-order subsonic and supersonic flow

Milton D. Van Dyke

The similarity rules for linearized compressible flow theory (Gothert's rule and its supersonic counterpart) are extended to second order. It is shown that any second-order subsonic flow can be related to nearly incompressible flow past the same body, which can be calculated by the Janzen-Rayleigh method.

An Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file of the entire report: