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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He covers plane ideal aerodynamics, three-dimensional ideal aerodynamics, and non-ideal flow in aerodynamics.
Telionis (emeritus, engineering science and mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U.) 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.