A Fully Conservative Relaxation Method for Transonic Flows

  • J. J. Chattot
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Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


In this paper is presented a fully conservative relaxation method for first-order partial differential equations of mixed type as encountered in transonic inviscid aerodynamics.

A definition of conservative schemes is proposed.

A new approach for solving by relaxation first order system is presented.

Results obtained with this method in the case of small perturbation equations for the velocity components in transonic flows are presented in the case of direct and inverse calculations.


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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Chattot
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  1. 1.Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales (ONERA)ChatillonFrance

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