Accession Number : AD0718362

Title :   Numerical Solutions of the Navier Stokes Equations for Incompressible Uniform Flow Past a Parabola: A Study of Finite Grid Size Effects,

Corporate Author : VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INST BLACKSBURG DEPT OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Boswell,William C. , Jr. ; Werle,Michael J.

Report Date : FEB 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : Numerical solutions are obtained to the Navier-Stokes equations for the problem of flow past a parabolic cylinder in an infinite stream. The boundary conditions at infinity have been applied at finite distances and the effects studied and compared with recent works. It was found that finite boundaries had small, but noticeable effects on the wall shear, and more marked influence on the internal flow structure. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NAVIER STOKES EQUATIONS, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS), (*PARABOLIC BODIES, *INCOMPRESSIBLE FLOW), DIFFERENCE EQUATIONS, VORTICES, BOUNDARY LAYER, SHEAR STRESSES, WALLS, TRANSFORMATIONS(MATHEMATICS), ITERATIONS

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE