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Nick Hill
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8 votes
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Since shock waves have non-negligible viscosity, why do the normal shock relations ignore friction/viscosity?

5 votes
2 answers
430 views

Why do shockwaves progressively move aft as speed increses?

4 votes
1 answer
213 views

What is the physical-based/theoretical reason why supersonic area ruling works?

4 votes
1 answer
171 views

Why is wave drag non-zero for a flow without shockwaves?

4 votes
1 answer
866 views

Why does lift curve slope increase when Fowler Flaps are deployed?

3 votes
3 answers
514 views

Why does a banked aircraft create sideslip?

3 votes
2 answers
765 views

Why do swept wings decrease the drag increase that occurs in transonic flows?

3 votes
1 answer
232 views

Does an airfoil in supersonic flow have zero circulation?

3 votes
1 answer
319 views

Does the aerodynamic center always have to lie on the chord line?

2 votes
3 answers
2k views

What is the impact of camber on CLmax?

1 vote
1 answer
254 views

How does wing shape impact shock structure?

1 vote
2 answers
190 views

Why doesn't a wing in supersonic flow produce a shock that results in flow parallel to the leading edge?

1 vote
0 answers
753 views

Why does drag coefficient decrease with Mach number in the supersonic regime?

1 vote
3 answers
472 views

Why is the stagnation point on the upper surface before the start of circulation?

1 vote
1 answer
635 views

How do you calculate the wing moment coefficient knowing the moment at each spanwise station?