Mach Angle Calculations
This form calculates the Mach Angle for a supersonic air flow. This is the angle of the minimal oblique wave that is created by a small disturbance in the air flow. The required input is the Mach number of the upstream flow. The gas is assumed to be ideal air.
Tabulated Data
Upstream Mach Number (M1)


Mach Angle (mu)(deg)


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