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The Eckert number is defined as

 Ec \equiv \frac{(\gamma -1)T_0M^2}{\Delta T}
  • \gamma=\frac{c_p}{c_v}
  • T_0 is the reference temperature used to define Mach number
  • M is the Mach number
  • \Delta T is the temperature difference in the domain
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