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stagnation conditions

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199587438
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191752308
stagnation conditions

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The thermodynamic state which would exist at a point in a fluid stream (stagnation point) if the flow at that point was brought isentropically to rest. In practice, a stagnation point is a point in a flow where the fluid velocity is ...

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering

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