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Basics (3 Lectures by Prof. Zoltan Spakovszky)
1Continuity and Momentum Equations (Seen Before so no Detailed Derivation)
Derivation of Energy Equation for a Compressible, Viscous, Heat Conducting Fluid
2Thermo - and Mechanical Processes, Splitting the Energy Equation
Entropy Changes and Thermodynamic Context
Physical Meaning of the Terms, 2nd Law
Exact Solution of the Navier-Stokes Equations for a One-Dimensional Flow
Physical Insight into Shock Thickness and the "Origin" of Losses for a Shock Wave
3Integral Forms of Equations of Motion
Non-dimensional Parameters Characterizing Compressible Flow
"Appropriate" Scaling-what are the Relevant Nondimensional Parameters?
When is a Flow Compressible [For Both Steady and Unsteady Flow]?
Quasi 1-D Compressible Flow and Extensions (8 Lectures by Prof. Zoltan Spakovszky)
4Physical Basis for the 1-D Flow Assumption, Role of 1-D Flow Descriptions (Insight, Overall Flow Characterization), Regimes of Relevance
1-D Isentropic Flow and Choking, Maximum Flow Per Unit Area
"Corrected Flow" and Flow Functions
51-D Flow in Converging-diverging Nozzles
Shock Waves, Behavior of Nozzles (Brief Description)
Starting of Supersonic Flows
Transitions from Supersonic to Subsonic Flow in Constant Area Ducts
6-7Generalized One-dimensional Flow With Mass, Momentum, and Energy Interchange
Effect of Friction (Movement of Choke Point, Reduction in Max Flow)
Effect of Heat Addition
Analogies Between Mass, Momentum, and Heat Addition
8General Compressible Flow Processes in Propulsion Systems
Representation of Flow Processes in H-K Diagrams
Applications to Ramjets and Scramjets
9-10Axisymmetric Compressible Swirling Flow
Derivation of Equations
Examples: (i) Behavior of Static Pressure, (ii) Effects of Swirl on Maximum Mass Flow, (iii) Effect of Mass Addition on Total Pressure
11Compound-compressible Flow (Combined Subsonic and Supersonic Streams)
Compound Flow Regimes and the Compound Mach Number
Compound Choking and Effect on Mass Flow
Examples: Nozzles, Mixing Ducts
Disturbance Behavior in a Compressible Flow (2 Lectures by Prof. Zoltan Spakovszky)
12Types of Perturbations in Compressible Flow: Entropy, Vorticity and Pressure Disturbances
Coupling of Disturbance Types in Compressible Flow
13Characteristic Disturbance Velocities and Behavior
Unsteady Flow and Upstream Influence in Compressible Flow
Gas Dynamic Discontinuities (4 Lectures by Prof. Wesley Harris)
14Shock Waves
17Crocco's Theorem
Two-Dimensional, Compressible, Linear Flows (4 Lectures by Prof. Wesley Harris)
18-20Constant Entropy Flows
21-22Slender, Axially Symmetric Flows
Two-Dimensional, Compressible, Non-Linear Flows (4 Lectures by Prof. Wesley Harris)
23-24Inviscid, Unsteady Transonic Flows
25-26Inviscid Hypersonic Flows


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