On the detection of shock waves in steady two- or three-dimensional supersonic gas flows

  • F. Walkden
  • D. Evans
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 59)


Shock Wave Supersonic Flow Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equation Finite Difference Solution Shock Discontinuity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Walkden
    • 1
  • D. Evans
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of SalfordSalfordEngland

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