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Oblique Shock Calculator

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Calculates the flow conditions after an oblique shock occurs

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Contains a number of functions for flow characterization including the following:

insentropic_flow - Relations for isentropic flow
normal_shock - Relations across a normal shock (with considerations for oblique shock)
oblique_angle_calc - Given two parameters this function calculates the third of the theta-beta-mach relationship for oblique angles
plotShock - Visualizes the shock wave

A script is also included to facilitate the execution of these functions. The script contains a section to change the inputs.

A matlab GUI/app will be coming soon and I will continue to update and add on to these functions (such as expansions waves).

Information regarding oblique shocks can be found at the following websites:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oblique_shock
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/airplane/oblique.html

Acknowledgements

Matlab X Unit Test Framework inspired this file.

Required Products MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.12 (R2011a)
Other requirements The unit tests were create with the MATLAB xUnit Test Framework available on the file exchange but should be easily modified for the official matlab unit test framework in later releases.
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