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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE819
Subject Title High Temperature Gas Dynamics


General features and applications of high temperature flows – Equilibrium Kinetic Theory: Maxwelliandistribution, collision rates and mean free path – Chemical thermodynamics – Mixture of per-fect gases, law of mass action – Statistical Mechanics: Enumeration of micro-states, energydistribution, contribution of internal structure – Equilibrium Flow: Ideal dissociating gas, equilib-rium shock wave relations, nozzle flows – Vibrational and chemical rate processes – Flows withvibrational and chemical non-equilibrium

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Vincenti, W. G. and Kruger, C. H.,Introduction to Physical Gas Dynamics, Krieger Pub.Co. (1975).

2. Anderson, J. D.,Hypersonic and High-Temperature Gas Dynamics, 2nd ed., AIAA (2006).

3. Clarke, J. F. and McChesney, M.,The Dynamics of Real Gases, Butterworths (1964).

4. Brun, R.,Introduction to Reactive Gas Dynamics, Oxford Univ. Press (2009)