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    Course Outline

    Fundamentals of Hypersonic Aerodynamics

    Course Outline:

    I. Some Preliminary Thoughts

    II. Hypersonic Shock and Expansion-Wave Relations

    III. Local Surface Inclination Methods

    IV. Hypersonic Inviscid Flowfields

    V. Hypersonic Inviscid Flowfields: Exact Methods

    VI. Viscous Flow: Basic Aspects, Boundary Layer Results, and Aerodynamic Heating

    VII. Hypersonic Viscous Interactions

    VIII. Computational Fluid Dynamic Solutions of Hypersonic Viscous Flows

    IX. High-Temperature Gas Dynamics: Some Introductory Thoughts

    X. Some Elements of Physical Chemistry

    XI. High-Temperature Equilibrium Flows

    XII. High-Temperature Non-Equilibrium Flows