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Surface Morphing Control of Transitional Shock-Boundary Layer

Surface morphing control of transitional shock-boundary layer interaction at Mach 2.  The Q criterion iso-surfaces, showing Gortler-like flow features, are colored by velocity magnitude, while the vertical plane displays the density gradient magnitude.

FieldView animation courtesy of Prof. Datta V. Gaitonde, Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., The Ohio State University.