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AERO 405. Supersonic and Hypersonic Aerodynamics. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: AERO 303; and AERO 306 or AERO 353.

Review of gas dynamics, shock-wave and boundary-layer interaction, aerodynamic design. 2-dimensional supersonic flows around thin airfoil; finite wing in supersonic flow. Local surface inclination methods for high-speed flight, boundary-layer and aerodynamic heating, viscous interactions. 4 lectures.