16.122 Analytical High Speed Aerodynamics

Class Info

Analysis of external inviscid, transonic, supersonic, and hypersonic flows over thin airfoils and lifting bodies of revolution. Analyses formulated using singular perturbation and multiple scale methods and parametric differentiation. Non-linear, unsteady transonic flow. Prandtl-Meyer flow. Body of minimum wave drag. Sonic boom. Hypersonic equivalence principle. Hypersonic similarity rule (matched asymptotic expansions).

This class has 2.25, and 18.085 as prerequisites.

16.122 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). 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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