Aerospace Example

An algorithm shared by MISTY DAVIES, updated on Sep 12, 2011


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Misty Davies

This is a textbook, created example for illustration purposes.

The System takes inputs of Pt, Ps, and Alt, and calculates the Mach number using the Rayleigh Pitot Tube equation if the plane is flying supersonically. (See Anderson.) The unit calculates Cd given the Ma and Alt.

For more details, see the NASA TM, also on this website.

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