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## Homework Statement

2. Air flows from a large supply tank in which the pressure is 147 psig and the temperature is 160 F through a converging - diverging nozzle. The velocity at the throat of the nozzle is sonic. A normal shock occurs at a point in the diverging section of the nozzle where the cross-sectional area is 1.44 times the cross-sectional area of the throat.

a) Compute the Mach number, pressure, and temperature just upstream of the shock.

b) Compute the Mach number, pressure, and temperature just downstream of the shock.

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I thought the slide 9 would be the equation to use for this problem, but if S* is what they mean, that is just the cross sectional area of the throat, right? What is S supposed to be without the Asterisk?

I am not sure how I could determine the mach numbers up and downstream of the shock using any of the equations give in the lecture slides. is Po, To, etc just at the ''back pressure'' (back pressure is the tank pressure, right?)