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Supersonic Flow

Total aircraft shocks at Mach 1

Total aircraft shocks at Mach 1

Credit - NASA

Shock waves with different swept wings

Shock waves with different swept wings

Credit - NASA

Delta-wing plane

Delta-wing plane

Credit - NASA

Wing drag coefficient vs Mach number

Wing drag coefficient vs Mach number

Credit - NASA

Lift-to-drag ratio vs Mach number for different wings

Lift-to-drag ratio vs Mach number for different wings

Credit - NASA

Wing sweep on different planes

Wing sweep on different planes

Credit - NASA

Canards and double delta wings

Canards and double delta wings

Credit - NASA

Vortices on lift vs angle of attack

Vortices on lift vs angle of attack

Credit - NASA

Supersonic aircraft

Supersonic aircraft

Credit - NASA

U.S. SST configurations

U.S. SST configurations

Credit - NASA

Advanced SST configuration

Advanced SST configuration

Credit - NASA

Sonic boom generation

Sonic boom generation

Credit - NASA

Overpressure vs various supersonic parameters

Overpressure vs various supersonic parameters

Credit - NASA

Refraction of shock waves

Refraction of shock waves

Credit - NASA

   
 



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