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