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Shockwaves Coming, Shockwaves Going An Aerodynamic Journey from Toronto to Amsterdam

  • Bram Elsenaar

Abstract

In 1966 Prof. Jaap Steketee, professor in theoretical aerodynamics at the Delft Technical University, suggested to me the possibility to study at the Institute for Aerospace Studies in Toronto. Jaap had been working at UTIAS for a number of years before he got his position in Delft. I got my Masters degree in August 1967 and was not particularly interested to obtain another Masters degree but the idea to go overseas to Canada, to ‘the new world’, was fascinating. I managed to obtain a grant form the University of Toronto to spend a year at UTIAS.

Keywords

Shock Wave Wind Tunnel Primary Vortex Delta Wing Computation Fluid Dynamics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bram Elsenaar
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  1. 1.National Aerospace LaboratoryAmsterdamNetherlands

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