Aerodynamics of Bodies of Revolution

by Deane N. Morris, Joy B. Gazley


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A comprehensive technical treatise on the aerodynamics of bodies of revolution from transonic to hypersonic speeds, covering all aspects of the subject, including transonic flow, linearized supersonic flow, Newtonian flow, rarefied gas and free-molecule flow, skin friction, heat transfer, and mass transfer. This English translation of a unique Russian textbook is provided with some corrections, references for all sources the editor could identify, redrawn figures, and an editor's introduction to each chapter summarizing and referencing pertinent material that has appeared since 1964, when the second edition was published. Krasnov's general approach assumes knowledge of the basic gas dynamic equations and applies them to solve aerodynamic problems. All important methods and techniques in modern aerodynamic theory are developed, with the aim of presenting practical methods for solving engineering problems. Results are usually given in the form of working equations, graphs, tables, or detailed sequential calculation methods.

Table of Contents

  • Part 1

  • Preface

  • Chapter One

    Basic Concepts and Equations for the Aerodynamics of Bodies of Revolution

  • Chapter Two

    The Cone in Supersonic Flow

  • Chapter Three

    The Method of Characteristics

  • Chapter Four

    Drag of Slender Bodies of Revolution in Linearized Flow

  • Chapter Five

    Lift of Slender Bodies of Revolution in Linearized Flow

  • Chapter Six

    Aerodynamics of Bodies of Revolution at Hypersonic Speeds

  • Part 2

  • Chapter Seven

    Aerodynamics of Blunt Bodies of Revolution

  • Chapter Eight

    Skin Friction and Heat Transfer on Blunt Bodies

  • Chapter Nine

    Heat and Mass Transfer from the Surface of a Vehicle

  • Chapter Ten

    Aerodynamics of Rarefied Gases

  • Chapter Eleven

    Similarity Laws and Aerodynamic Characteristics at Transonic Velocities

  • Appendix

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