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shuo October 9, 2006 19:39

Why is the inlet temperature(1
 
Why is the inlet temperature(1K) and pressure(1P) for the forward step case so small? I am thinking of adapting it to flow through a nozzle.
Shuo

iyer_arvind October 9, 2006 19:57

I guess, this is just to make
 
I guess, this is just to make things simple. the properties of the fluid is so chosen that at temperature 1K the speed of sound becomes 1m/s so that u=3 -> M=3. since ideal gas equations are used, this does not make any difference.


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