Decay of a centered prandtl-mayer compression wave in a steady gas flow

  • A. V. Omel'chenko
  • V. N. Uskov


Discontinuity decay at a singular point of a centered compression wave is considered. Analytical solutions are given that allow one to determine the type of reflected discontinuity that issues from the point of decay and the boundaries of ranges of parameters within which a solution of the problem exists.


Mach Number Rarefaction Wave Compression Wave Velocity Head Tangential Discontinuity 
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  • V. N. Uskov

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