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1Mass Conservation, Euler's Equation

Sound Speed, Mach Number

Ideal Gases

Steady Isentropic Flow, Stagnation State
Problem set 1 out (7 days after session 2)
3Variable Area Flow, Choked Flow, Subsonic and Supersonic Nozzles, Restrictors
4Energy Equation

Entropy Equation

Flow with Fricton, Fanno Line
Problem set 1 due
5Flow with Heat Addition, Rayleigh Line

Shock Waves: Conservation Relations
6Hugoniot Relation, Normal Shocks, Moving Shocks, Weak and Strong ShocksProblem set 2 out
7Oblique Shocks

Problem set 2 due
8Continuum Shock Wave Structure

Condensation Discontinuities

Unsteady 1D Flows: Finite Amplitude Waves, Characteristics, Riemann Invariants
9Piston Problems, Boundary Interactions, Shock TubesProblem set 3 out
10Steady 2D Supersonic Flows: Mach Waves, Prandtl-Meyer Function, Expansion FansProblem set 3 due
11-12Term Paper PresentationsFinal project due


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