Numerical solution of the interaction of a shock wave with a laminar boundary layer

  • Robert W. MacCormack
Session III Boundary Layers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 8)


Shock Wave Skin Friction Fine Mesh Coarse Mesh Incident Shock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert W. MacCormack
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  1. 1.Ames Research Center, NASA Moffett FieldCalif.

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