Lecture Notes

1 Mass Conservation, Euler's Equation

Sound Speed, Mach Number
2 Thermo

Ideal Gases

Steady Isentropic Flow, Stagnation State
3 Variable Area Flow, Choked Flow, Subsonic and Supersonic Nozzles, Restrictors (PDF)
4 Energy Equation

Entropy Equation

Flow with Fricton, Fanno Line
5 Flow with Heat Addition, Rayleigh Line

Shock Waves: Conservation Relations
6 Hugoniot Relation, Normal Shocks, Moving Shocks, Weak and Strong Shocks (PDF)
7 Oblique Shocks

8 Continuum Shock Wave Structure

Condensation Discontinuities

Unsteady 1D Flows: Finite Amplitude Waves, Characteristics, Riemann Invariants
9 Piston Problems, Boundary Interactions, Shock Tubes (PDF)
10 Steady 2D Supersonic Flows: Mach Waves, Prandtl-Meyer Function, Expansion Fans (PDF)
11-12 Term Paper Presentations