16.121 Analytical Subsonic Aerodynamics


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Analysis of external inviscid, subsonic, flow over aerodynamic thin airfoils and slender lifting bodies. Analyses formulated using singular perturbation and multiple scale methods. Linearized theory. Similarity. Rayleigh-Janzen method. Prandtl-Glauert method. Göthert similarity rule. Subsonic flow past a wave-shaped wall.

This class has 2.25, and 18.085 as prerequisites.

16.121 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by W. L. Harris.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 33-422.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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