subsonic inlet

subsonic inlet

[¦səb′sän·ik ′in‚let]
(engineering)
An entrance or orifice for the admission of fluid flowing at speeds less than the speed of sound in the fluid.
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subsonic inlet

subsonic inlet
A divergentshaped duct that acts as a subsonic diffuser. The incoming air remains at a subsonic speed throughout the inlet.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Effect of subsonic inlet lip geometry on predicted surface and flow mach number distributions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, [online] [accessed 19 May.
Aerodynamic shape optimization of a subsonic inlet using 3D Euler computation, Journal of Propulsion and Power 14(2): 225-233.