ideal aerodynamics

ideal aerodynamics

[ī′dēl ‚er·ō·dī′nam·iks]
(fluid mechanics)
A branch of aerodynamics that deals with simplifying assumptions that help explain some airflow problems and provide approximate answers. Also known as ideal fluid dynamics.
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was one of several generations who were first introduced to ideal aerodynamics and hydrodynamics with this text, and prepares it for the next few generations.
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