Accession Number : ADA184974

Title :   An Experimental Investigation of Appendage-Flat Plate Junction Flow. Volume 2. Elliptical Nose Appendage Data Base.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s) : Dickinson, Stuart C.

Report Date : DEC 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : A horseshoe root vortex secondary flow forms at the junction of a flat plate and an appendage, creating a three-dimensional, separated flow. Flow visualizations and pressure measurements were made for two appendage shapes at zero angle of attack with a turbulent incoming boundary layer. The entire data base for this flow is presented in this report. The velocity data are presented graphically as boundary-layer traverses, and in tabular form. These data are intended for researchers interested in the specific details of the flow or as a test case for numerical modeling.

Descriptors :   *FLAT PLATE MODELS, VORTEX GENERATORS, FLOW FIELDS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS.

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE