ideal exhaust velocity

ideal exhaust velocity

[ī′dēl ig′zȯst və‚läs·əd·ē]
(fluid mechanics)
The theoretical maximum velocity, relative to the nozzle, of the gas flow as it passes from a given nozzle inlet temperature and pressure to a given ambient pressure, when the combustion gas has a given mean molecular weight.
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