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Characteristic Mach Number behind shock Formula

Characteristic Mach number behind shock=1/Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock
M<sub>2</sub><sup>*</sup>=1/M<sub>1</sub><sup>*</sup>
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Prandtl Condition GO
Characteristic Mach number GO
Relation between Characteristic Mach number and Mach number GO
Mach Number behind the shock GO
Shock strength GO
Velocity behind a normal shock GO
Entropy change across normal shock GO
Static Pressure ahead of normal shock using normal shock momentum equation GO
Static Pressure behind of normal shock using normal shock momentum equation GO
Density ahead of normal shock using normal shock momentum equation GO
Density behind normal shock using normal shock momentum equation GO
Enthalpy ahead of normal shock from normal shock energy equation GO
Enthalpy behind of normal shock from normal shock energy equation GO
Velocity ahead of normal shock from normal shock energy equation GO
Velocity behind of normal shock from normal shock energy equation GO
Velocity behind of normal shock by normal shock momentum equation GO
Velocity ahead of normal shock by normal shock momentum equation GO
Velocity upstream of shock using Prandtl relation GO
Critical speed of sound from Prandtl relation GO
Density ratio across a normal shock GO
Pressure ratio across a normal shock GO
Temperature ratio across a normal shock GO
Static enthalpy ratio across a normal shock GO
Stagnation pressure behind normal shock by Rayleigh Pitot tube formula GO
Density behind normal shock for given upstream density and Mach number GO
Static pressure behind normal shock for given upstream pressure and Mach number GO
Static temperature behind normal shock for given upstream temperature and Mach number GO
Static enthalpy behind normal shock for given upstream enthalpy and Mach number GO

What is a Characteristic Mach number?

Characteristic Mach number is defined as the speed of an object to the speed of sound at the sonic condition

How to Calculate Characteristic Mach Number behind shock?

Characteristic Mach Number behind shock calculator uses Characteristic Mach number behind shock=1/Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock to calculate the Characteristic Mach number behind shock, Characteristic Mach Number behind shock is the reciprocal of Characteristic Mach Number ahead of shock. Characteristic Mach number behind shock and is denoted by M2* symbol.

How to calculate Characteristic Mach Number behind shock using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Characteristic Mach Number behind shock, enter Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock (M1*) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Characteristic Mach Number behind shock calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0.5 = 1/2.

FAQ

What is Characteristic Mach Number behind shock?
Characteristic Mach Number behind shock is the reciprocal of Characteristic Mach Number ahead of shock and is represented as M2*=1/M1* or Characteristic Mach number behind shock=1/Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock. Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock is the speed of an object to speed of sound at the sonic condition before the shockwave has occurred.
How to calculate Characteristic Mach Number behind shock?
Characteristic Mach Number behind shock is the reciprocal of Characteristic Mach Number ahead of shock is calculated using Characteristic Mach number behind shock=1/Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock. To calculate Characteristic Mach Number behind shock, you need Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock (M1*). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Characteristic Mach number ahead of shock and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
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