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aerodynamics

 [ār″o-di-nam´iks]
the science of air or gases in motion.

aer·o·dy·nam·ics

(ār'ō-dī-nam'iks),
The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motion.
[aero- + G. dynamis, force]

aer·o·dy·nam·ics

(ār'ō-dī-nam'iks)
The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motion.
[aero- + G. dynamis, force]
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The drag coefficients of the spiked blunt bodies flying at hypersonic speed with sonic sideward jets near the spike nose are shown in Figure 18(b).
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The ultra-rapid air vehicle has been dubbed the "son of Concorde", and the plans show the plane would be propelled vertically by rocket engines to hypersonic speeds and then hydrogen-powered wing- mounted ramjets would take over and propel the aircraft to its destination.
After the success of these two aircraft, the NACA wanted to study hypersonic speeds (Mach 5+).