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Flow in the neighborhood of the trailing edge of a plate in a transonic flow of viscous gas

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An investigation is made into the influence of the Mach number and the viscosity on the flow in the neighborhood of the trailing edge of a plate. The Mach number is assumed to satisfy m 2 − 1 = 0(R−l/5), which corresponds to the regime of transonic interaction. It is shown that if the Mach number is such that ¦M 2 − 1¦ > O(R−1/5) the problem in the region of free interaction can be reduced by an appropriate transformation to the already known solutions for an incompressible fluid [5] and supersonic flow [7].

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Translated from Izvestlya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Mekhanika Zhidkosti i Gaza, No. 3, pp. 23–28, May–June, 1983.

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Korolev, G.L. Flow in the neighborhood of the trailing edge of a plate in a transonic flow of viscous gas. Fluid Dyn 18, 355–360 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01090549

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  • Viscosity
  • Mach Number
  • Incompressible Fluid
  • Supersonic Flow
  • Transonic Flow