Journal of Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics

, Volume 38, Issue 5, pp 711–717 | Cite as

Relaxation of rotational energy in supersonic gas-dynamic jet expansion into vacuum

  • A. V. Lazarev
  • V. M. Zhdanov
  • N. N. Zastenker
  • D. N. Trubnikov
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Keywords

Momentum Equation Rotational Number Rotational Degree Rotational Energy Rotational Temperature 

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  • A. V. Lazarev
  • V. M. Zhdanov
  • N. N. Zastenker
  • D. N. Trubnikov

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