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Old   August 16, 2010, 01:54
Default What is the relation between Static temperature And total temperature?
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Hi all,
what is the relation between Static Temperature and total temperature?
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Old   August 18, 2010, 14:46
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The total or stagnation temperature is the temperature that would exist if a fluid was brought to rest isentropcially. In other words, the total temperature includes the static temperature and an additional component due to the velocity of the fluid. For a perfect gas, the total temperature may be expressed as T_total = T_static + 1/2 * V^2 / (cp), where u is velocity magnitude and cp is specific heat.
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