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sarah May 2, 2003 10:12

supersonic wedge
am having trouble modelling a simple wedge shape supersonically. am looking for results to realte to the compressible flow tables. have looked at wedge example, but am no wiser as how to actually set it up! any help/advice welcomed. Thanks

cham support May 2, 2003 10:24

Re: supersonic wedge
The wholly-supersonic wedge-cascade example uses a dimensionless system of units, as explained in the following references:

Palacio A & Malin MR Simulation of supersonic flow past a double-wedge profile PHOENICS Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics and its Applications Vol. 1, No 3, pp 371-408 1989. Published by CHAM 1989 89/4

Palacio A, Malin MR, Proumen N & Sanchez L Numerical computations of steady transonic and supersonic flow fields International Journal of Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 33, No 6, pp 1193-1204, 1990. Published by Pergamon Journals 1990 90/25

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