Talk:De Laval nozzle

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 Definition A de Laval nozzle is a tube, pinched in the middle, which is used to accelerate a hot, pressurized gas flowing through it to a supersonic  speed so as to maximize the amount of the hot inlet gas heat energy that is converted into exhaust gas kinetic energy. [d] [e]

Ported from WP but rewritten

This article was ported from WP but has been completely rewritten and reformatted. However, it no doubt has some of the WP content in it. Milton Beychok 15:22, 3 April 2010 (UTC)