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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE813
Subject Title Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics


Introduction to Hypersonic Flows – Inviscid Hypersonic Flow: Newtonian flow, Mach numberindependence, Hypersonic similarity, Blast wave theory, Hypersonic small disturbance theory,Stagnation region flow – Viscous Hypersonic Flow: Similarity parameters, Self-similar solutions,Hypersonic turbulent boundary layer, Reference temperature method, Stagnation region flowfield, Viscous interactions – Real Gas effects: Inviscid equilibrium and non-equilibrium flows,Viscous high temperature flows – Experimental facilities – Hypersonic design considerations

Text Books

Same as Reference

  1. Anderson, J. D.,Hypersonic and High-Temperature Gas Dynamics, 2nd ed., AIAA (2000)
  2. Rasmussen, M.,Hypersonic Flow, Wiley (1994).
  3. Bertin, J. J.,Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics, AIAA (1994).
  4. Hirschel, E. H.,Basics of Aerothermodynamics, Springer (2005).
  5. Hirschel, E. H.,Selected Aerothermodynamic Design Problems of Hypersonic Vehicles,Springer (2009).