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Real Gas Flows with High Velocities

1st Edition

By Vladimir V. Lunev

CRC Press

751 pages | 338 B/W Illus.

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Despite generations of change and recent, rapid developments in gas dynamics and hypersonic theory, relevant literature has yet to catch up, so those in the field are generally forced to rely on dated monographs to make educated decisions that reflect present-day science.

Written by preeminent Russian aerospace researcher Vladimir V. Lunev, Real Gas Flows with High Velocities reflects the most current concepts of high-velocity gas dynamics. For those in aviation and aerospace, this is a vital methodical revitalization and reassessment of real gas flows with regard to the physical and gasdynamic effects related to high-velocity flight, and, in particular, the entry of bodies into the atmosphere of Earth and other planets.

Much more than just a manual on gas physics, this book:

  • Analyzes fundamental challenges associated with super- and subsonic flight
  • Describes the physical properties of gas mixtures and their associated high-temperature processes from the phenomenological standpoint
  • Explores use of computational mathematics and equipment to simplify previously unsolvable problems of inviscid and viscous gas dynamics
  • Explains why numerical methods remain inferior to analytical methods for creating a conceptual understanding of gas dynamic and other physical problems

Avoiding older, cumbersome approximate methods, this reference outlines the general patterns and features of typical flows and how real gas affects them. Referencing simple, analytically treatable examples, similarity laws, and asymptotic analysis, the author omits superfluous explanation of reasoning. This valuable reference summarizes general theory of super- and subsonic flow and uses practical problems to develop a solid understanding of modern real-gas flows and high-velocity gas dynamics.

Table of Contents

Gasdynamic Model and Equations

Outline of the Gasdynamic Model

Basic Equations and Postulates

Equations of State

Kinetic Theory

Second Law of Thermodynamics

Speed of Sound

Integral Equations of Motion

Kinematics of Fluid Media

Differential Equations of Gasdynamics

Rheological Model

Initial and Boundary Conditions

Similarity and Modeling in Gasdynamics

Euler Equations

Navier-Stokes Equations

Turbulent Flows

Viscous and Inviscid Flow Models

Inviscid Gasdynamics

Stream Function, Potential, and Vortex

Integrals of Gasdynamic Equations

One-Dimensional Stationary Flows

Linear Equations of Gas Dynamics

Sound Wave Propagation

Nonlinear Effects

Steady Flow Past Thin Bodies

Thin Bodies in Supersonic Flow

Subsonic Flow Past Thin Bodies

Flow around Cylinder and Sphere

Stagnation Points and Singular Lines

Forces in Subsonic Flows

Aerodynamic Characteristics

Accelerated Motion of Bodies

Shock Waves

Introduction: Formulation of Problems

Shock Wave Structure

Normal Shocks in Perfect Gases

Shock Waves in Normal Gases

Oblique Shocks

Losses across Shock Waves

Piston and Wedge Problems

Theory of Characteristics

Formulation of the Problem

One-dimensional Unsteady Flows

Steady-state two-dimensional Flows

Three-dimensional Flows

Simple Waves

Expansion and Compression Waves

Disturbances in Non-uniform Media

Interaction of Sound and Shock Waves

Breakdown of an Arbitrary Discontinuity

Disturbances in Thin Layers

Shock Front Equation

Waves in Anomalous Media

Mixed, Subsonic-supersonic Flows

Formation of Mixed Flows

Von Kàrmàn and Chaplygin Equations

Formulation of Gasdynamic Problems

Supersonic Flow Past Blunt Bodies

Nozzle and Jet Flows

Subsonic Flow Past a Convex Corner

Disturbance/Subsonic Region Interaction

Existence of steady-state solutions

Self-similar Solutions

Basic Concepts

Cone in Incompressible Flow

Transonic Problems

Cone in Supersonic Flow

Conical Flows

Cone at Incidence

Delta Wing in a Supersonic Flow

Strong Blast

Blast in Real Gases

Self-similar Dissipative Flows

Flows with Strong Shocks

Hypersonic Stabilization

Busemann and Newton formulas

Blunt Bodies

Aerodynamic Characteristics

Free Layer

Piston Problem

Truncation Series Method

Flow in the Near-Axis Region

Variable-Density Flow

Thin Shock Layers

Flow around Conical Bodies

Counter Jet

Degenerate Shock Layer Equations

Thin Sharp Bodies in Hypersonic Flow

Nonlinear Theory

Time-dependent Analogy

Integral Conservation Laws

Similarity Law

Flow around Thin Bodies

Thin Bodies at High Incidence

Time-dependent Flows

Flows Past Thin Blunt Bodies

General Flow Pattern

Similarity Law and Blast Analogy

Real Gas Effects

Flow Past Blunt Cones

Bodies of Revolution at Incidence

Wings with Blunt Edges

Wings with Blunt Noses

3-D Vortex Flows

Nonunifrom Flow Past a Cylinder

Relaxing Gas Models

Formulation of the Problem

Basic Postulates

Equations of State for Gas Mixtures

Limiting Flow Regimes

Gas Composition and Basic Reactions

Entropy and Equilibrium Conditions

Boltzmann Distribution

Equilibrium Reactions and Composition

Reaction Rates

Relaxation of Complex Systems

Relaxation-reaction Interaction

Relaxation of the Electron Temperature


Nonequilibrium gas flows

Equations of Nonequilibrium Flows

Limiting Flow Regimes

Limiting speeds of sound

Disturbances in Nonequilibrium Gases

Shock Waves and Relaxation Zones

Short Waves

Viscosity-relaxation Analogy

Stationary Waves in Relaxing Media

The Law of Binary Similarity

Nonequilibrium flows Past Bodies

Nozzle and Jet Flows

Thermal Rarefaction Waves

Sublimation Waves

Viscous Flows and Boundary Layers

Equations for Viscous Flows

Exact Solutions

Parabolized Navier-Stokes Equations

Boundary Layer on a Flat Plate

Parabolization of the Equations

Boundary Layer in a Compressible Gas

Models of Turbulent Flows

Boundary Layer on Blunt Bodies

Viscous-inviscid Interaction

Boundary Layer in a Nonunifrom Flow

Method of Mass-average Parameters

Boundary Layer on Thin Sharp Bodies

Entropy Effect on Blunt Bodies

Flows in Viscous Layers

Three-dimensional Boundary Layer

Viscous Flows of Multicomponent Gases

Nonequilibrium Dissipative Flows

Nonequilibrium Boundary and Viscous Layers

Transport Coefficients of Individual Components

Radiating gasdynamics

Physics of Gas Radiation

Radiating and Absorbing Jets

Flows of Intensely Radiating Gases

Nonequilibrium Radiating Gases


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General