transonic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj transonic (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level "a sonic boom"
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Usage

In literature:

The flight was a short one at transonic speed.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
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In news:

The IRVE-3 undergoes complete inflation system test under vacuum conditions in the Transonic Dynamics Tunnel at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
Musica Transonic 1 A Niatpime Eovaxe.
The transonic speed spat between Cessna's Citation Ten and Gulfstream's G650 is likely to hit of the stops at Mach 0.95 when it encounters not "the sound barrier" but required safety margins.
Tearing down NASA Langley's 16-foot transonic wind tunnel.
NASA is tearing down Langley Research Center's 16-foot transonic wind tunnel.
Tearing down NASA Langley's 16-foot transonic wind tunnel .
NASA is tearing down Langley Research Center's 16-foot transonic wind tunnel .
The conventional wisdom of speed in that day was to have tubular fuselages and an over all clean design but as transonic speeds were approached wave drag developed, then known only as a phenomena.
Whitcomb's aerodynamic breakthrough was referred to as the Transonic Area Rule.
The transonic speed spat between Cessna's Citation Ten and Gulfstream's G650 is likely to hit the stops at Mach 0.95 when it encounters not "the sound barrier" but required safety margins.
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In science:

A black hole accretion flow being transonic, it must satisfy two sonic point conditions at the cost of one extra unknown, namely, the the sonic point.
Standing Shocks around Black Holes: An Analytical Study
When the transonic solutions are calculated later, we solve the differential equations for the radial four velocity ur and the angular momentum ℓ(= uφ ).
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
In this study, we solve the radial component of the four velocity ur in the KSR instead of the radial velocity ˆvr measured in the LNRF when we solve the transonic solutions.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
Thus, we choose ur as one of the basic dynamic variables when solving the transonic flows.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
For the isothermal flows or the polytropic flows calculated in the later sections, we do not use the energy equation given by Eq. (52) when we solve the transonic solutions for these flows.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
On the other hand, for the general equation of state where the pressure and the internal energy usually are the functions of both the rest-mass density ρ0 and the temperature T , the energy equation given by Eq. (52) is required in order to solve the transonic solution.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
As an example of such cases, we solve the transonic solutions for the advection dominated accretion flows with the general relativistic equation of state.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
In this case, the parameters given at the sonic point determine the transonic solution.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
For the general equation of state, the transonic solutions are obtained by numerically solving the coupled differential equations for the dynamic variables, e.g. ur , ℓ, and the thermodynamic variables, e.g. T .
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
In the following sections where the transonic solutions for the isothermal flows and the polytropic flows are calculated, we solve these two differential equations.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
For the general equation of state, the transonic solutions are obtained by solving the differential equations of ur , ℓ and T given by Eqs. (93), (94) and (100).
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
By using the formalism developed until the last sections, we solve the coupled differential equations to obtain the transonic solutions.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
The calculation method for the transonic solutions are not unique, and actually, past studies use several method.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
Here, we show one of the calculation methods to obtain the transonic solutions.
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
By this procedure, the transonic solutions are obtained for given values of rs and j without the boundary conditions for the inner regions (r < rs ) of the outer regions (rv < r).
Horizon-Penetrating Transonic Accretion Disks around Rotating Black Holes
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