hodograph method

hodograph method

[′häd·ə‚graf ‚meth·əd]
(fluid mechanics)
A method for studying two-dimensional steady fluid flow in which the independent variables are taken as the components of the velocity with respect to cartesian or polar coordinates, rather than the coordinates themselves.
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His thesis on the "Velocity-Correction Factors and the Hodograph Method in Gas Dynamics" later was published by the University of Tehran.