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Marquee Collection#16 December 6, 2009

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Q. Explain what is happening here ? (The phenomena..)

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Ans.: Sonic Boom, Breaking the sound barrier, cloud ball effect, Vapour cone, P.G. singularity ( Prandtl–Glauert singularity) are all the right answers. The white halo formed by condensed water droplets is thought to result from a drop in air pressure around the aircraft at transonic speeds.

Correct answers by Mrinalini, Anjana, Subhayan, Mohit Karve, Anubhav, Chaitanya, Prashant, Gayatri, Amit, Raman, Sukhamaya, Kaushik and Parthmurphy.

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1. Mrinalini - December 6, 2009

Breaking the sound barrier

2. Anjana - December 6, 2009

The effect is called the “Cloud ball effect” which happens when the sound barrier is overcome.

3. subhayan - December 6, 2009

its at transonic speed and just before reaching the speed of sound. mach one

4. Mohit Karve - December 6, 2009

Vapour Cone- sonic shock causing instantaneous condensation of water.

5. Anubhav Chatterjee - December 6, 2009

Sonic Boom

6. Chaitanya Deshpande - December 7, 2009

P.G. singularity ( Prandtl–Glauert singularity) .. condensation cloud surrounding an aircraft traveling at transonic speed because of drop in air pressure..

7. Prashant - December 7, 2009

sonic boom

8. Amit Dandekar - December 7, 2009

Sonic Boom

Aeroplane exceeding speed of sound.

9. gayatri - December 7, 2009

breaking the sound barrier

10. Raman Sallaria - December 10, 2009

The breakage of Sound Barrrier…….The SONIC BOOM!

11. Sukhamaya - December 12, 2009

Flight crossing the speed of sound

12. Kauhsik - December 12, 2009

breaking the sound barrier – a business connection would be “Mach 3”

13. parthmurphy - December 13, 2009

Sonic boom


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