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Mach Number

Compute Mach number using velocity and speed of sound

Library

Flight Parameters

Description

The Mach Number block computes Mach number.

Mach number is defined as

where α is speed of sound and V is velocity vector.

Dialog Box

Inputs and Outputs

InputDimension TypeDescription

First

 Contains the velocity vector.

Second

 Contains the speed of sound.

OutputDimension TypeDescription

First

3-by-1 vectorContains the Mach number.

Examples

See Airframe in the aeroblk_HL20aeroblk_HL20 model for an example of this block.

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