Accession Number : ADA181011

Title :   Three Dimensional Structure of Transitional Boundary Layers.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Jun 85-30 Sep 86,

Corporate Author : ARIZONA STATE UNIV TEMPE

Personal Author(s) : Saric,William S

PDF Url : ADA181011

Report Date : 01 May 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : An overview of research on the three dimensional nature of boundary layer transition conducted by the contractor and others is reviewed in this report. The report reviews the implications of three-dimensionality arising from several sources, including background and free-stream disturbances, curvature, cross flow and imposed streamwise vorticity. Keywords: Boundary layer transition; Secondary instability; Navier stokes computations.

Descriptors :   *BOUNDARY LAYER TRANSITION, COMPUTATIONS, CROSS FLOW, FREE STREAM, NAVIER STOKES EQUATIONS, SECONDARY, STABILITY, STREAMS, VORTEX SHEDDING, THREE DIMENSIONAL FLOW, FLOW SEPARATION, STALLING, AIRFOILS, LAMINAR FLOW, BOUNDARY LAYER CONTROL

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE