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  1. Rakich, John V.: A Method Of Characteristics For Steady Three-Dimensional Supersonic Flow with Application to Inclined Bodies of Revolution, NASA Technical Note D-5341, October, 1969.
  2. Courant, R.; and Friedrichs, K.O.: Supersonic Flow and Shock Waves. Interscience, New York, 1948.
  3. Courant, R.; and Hilbert, D.: Methods of Mathematical Physics. Vol. II Partial Differential Equations. Interscience, New York, 1962.
  4. Ferri, Antonio: Characteristics Methods for Problems in Three Independent Variables. Ch. 5, sec. G of General Theory of High Speed Aerodynamics, W. R. Sears, ed., Princeton University Press, 1954, pp. 642, 657.
  5. Moretti, G.; Sanlorenzo, E.A.; Magnus, D.E.; and Weilerstein, G.: Flow Field Analysis of Reentry Configurations by a General Three-Dimensional Method of Characteristics. Air Force Systems Command, Aero. Systems Div., TR-67-727, vol. III, Feb. 1962.
  6. Powers, S.A.; Niemann, A.F., Jr.; and Der, J., Jr.: A Numerical Procedure for Determining the Combined Viscid-Inviscid Flow Fields Over Generalized Three-Dimensional Bodies. Air Force Systems Command, AFFDL-TR-67-l24, vol. I, Dec. 1967.
  7. Strom, Charles R.: The Method of Characteristics for Three-Dimensional Real-Gas Flows. Final Report 1, Apr 1963-Nov. 1966. Air Force Systems Command, AFFDL-TR-67-47, July 1967.
  8. Sauerwein, Harry: Numerical Calculation of Multidimensional and Unsteady Flows by the Method of Characteristics. J. Computational Phys., vol. 1, Feb. 1967, pp. 406-432.
  9. Butler, D.S.: The Numerical Solution of Hyperbolic Systems of Partial Differential Equations in Three-Independent Variables. Proceedings of the Royal Society, A 255, no. 1281, April 1960, pp. 232-252.
  10. Katskova, O.N.; and Chushkin, P.I.: Three Dimensional Supersonic Equilibrium Flow of a Gas Around Bodies at Angle of Attack. NASA Technical Translation TT F-9790, 1965.
  11. Ransom, V.H.; Thompson, H.D.; and Hoffman, J.D.: Analysis of Three-Dimensional Scramjet Exhaust Nozzle Flow Fields by a New Second-Order Method of Characteristics. AIAA Paper 69-5, presented at the Seventh Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Jan. 20-22, 1969.
  12. Babenko, K.I.; Voskresenskiy, G.P.; Lyubimov, A.N.; and Rusanov, V.V.: Three-Dimensional Flow of Ideal Gas Past Smooth Bodies. NASA Technical Translation TT F-380, 1966.
  13. Chushkin, P. I.: Numerical Method of Characteristics for Three-Dimensional Supersonic Flows. Prog. in Aeron. Sci., vol. 9, K. Kiichemann, ed., Pergamon Press, 1968.
  14. Rakich, John V.: Three-Dimensional Flow Calculation by the Method of Characteristics. AIAA J., vol. 5, no. 10, Oct. 1967, pp. 1906-1908.
  15. Rakich, John V.; and Cleary, Joseph W.: Theoretical and Experimental Study of Supersonic Steady Flow Around Inclined Bodies of Revolution. Seventh Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Jan. 20-22, 1969, Paper 69-187.
  16. Rakich, John V.: Numerical Calculation of Supersonic Flows of a Perfect Gas Over Bodies of Revolution at Small Angles of Yaw. NASA Technical Note D-2390, 1964.
  17. Chu, Chong-Wei: Compatibility Relations and a Generalized Finite Difference Approximation for Three-Dimensional Steady Supersonic Flow. AIAA J., vol. 5, no. 3, March 1967, pp. 493-501.
  18. Fox, L.: Numerical Solution of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations. Ch. 18 of Finite-Difference Methods for Hyperbolic Equations. Pergamon Press, 1962.
  19. Hildebrand, F.B.: Introduction to Numerical Analysis. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., 1956.
  20. Hamming, Richard W.: Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., 1962.
  21. Lomax, Harvard; and Inouye, Mamoru: Numerical Analysis of Flow Properties About Blunt Bodies Moving at Supersonic Speeds in an Equilibrium Gas. NASA Technical Report R-204, 1964.
  22. Briggs, Benjamin R.: The Numerical Calculation of Flow Past Conical Bodies Supporting Elliptic Conical Shock Waves at Finite Angles of Incidence. NASA Technical Note D-340, 1960.
  23. Moretti, G.: Inviscid Flow Field Past a Pointed Cone at an Angle of Attack. AIAA J., vol. 5, no. 4, April 1967, pp. 789-791.
  24. Rakich, John V.: Calculation of Hypersonic Flow Over Bodies of Revolution at Small Angles of Attack. AIAA J., vol. 3, no. 3, March 1965, pp. 458-464.
  25. Ferri, Antonio: Conical Flow. Ch. 3, sec. H of General Theory of High Speed Aerodynamics, W. R. Sears, ed., Princeton University Press, 1954.
  26. Gonidou, Rene: Supersonic Flows Around Cones at Incidence. NASA Technical Translation F-11,473, 1967.
  27. Lax, P.; and Wendroff, B.: Systems of Conservative Laws. Commun. Pure Appl. Math., vol. 13, May 1960, pp. 217-237.
  28. Richtmyer, Robert D.: A Survey of Difference Methods for Non-Steady Fluid Dynamics. National Center for Atmospheric Research Technical Note 63-2, Boulder, Colorado, Aug. 1962.
  29. Gallo, William F.; and Rakich, John V.: Investigation of Methods for Predicting Flow in the Shock Layer Over Bodies at Small Angles of Attack. NASA Technical Note D-3946, 1967.
  30. Inouye, Mamoru; Rakich, John V.; and Lomax, Harvard: A Description of Numerical Methods and Computer Programs for Two-Dimensional and Axisymmetric Supersonic Flow Over Blunt-Nosed and Flared Bodies. NASA Technical Note D-2970, 1965.
  31. Cleary, Joseph W.: An Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Pressure Distribution and Flow Fields of Blunted Cones at Hypersonic Mach Numbers. NASA Technical Note D-2969, 1965.
  32. Cleary, Joseph W.: Effects of Angle of Attack and Bluntness on the Shock-Layer Properties of a 15 Degree Cone at a Mach Number of 10.6. NASA Technical Note D-4909, 1968.
  33. Ames Research Staff: Equations, Tables, and Charts for Compressible Flow. NACA Report 1135, 1953.
  34. Rakich, John V.: Supersonic Aerodynamic Performance And Static-Stability Characteristics Of Two Blunt-Nosed, Modified 13 Degree Half-Cone Configurations. NASA Technical Memorandum X-375, September 1960.
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