attached shock wave

attached shock wave

[ə′tacht ′shäk ‚wāv]
(fluid mechanics)
An oblique or conical shock wave that appears to be in contact with the leading edge of an airfoil or the nose of a body in a supersonic flow field. Also known as attached shock.

attached shock wave

attached shock wave
An oblique or conical shock wave that appears to be in contact with the leading edge of an airfoil or the nose of a body in a supersonic flow field. Also called attached shock.