MAE 3303. COMPRESSIBLE FLOW. 3 Hours.
Fundamental thermodynamic concepts of compressible flow, isentropic flow, normal and oblique shock waves; expansion waves; quasi-one dimensional flows within nozzles and diffusers, linearized compressible flow theory, the method of characteristics and supersonic nozzle design. Prerequisite: Must be in the professional ME or AE program and C or better in each of the following MAE 2315, MAE 2323, MAE 3309 (or MAE 3310), and MAE 3360; or student group.