Accession Number : ADP000251

Title :   Stability Limits and Transition Times of Wave-Induced Wall Boundary Layers,

Corporate Author : CARRIER CORP SYRACUSE NY

Personal Author(s) : Amr,Yehia M. ; Hall,J. Gordon

Report Date : JUL 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The study concerns theoretical analysis of stability and experimental investigation of transition for laminar wall boundary layers developed within the plane expansion waves and behind shock waves traveling into gas at rest. The stability analyses involved approximate methods for critical stability Reynolds numbers, numerical integration of the Orr-Sommerfeld equation, and a multiple-scales perturbation technique for unsteady boundary layers.

Descriptors :   *Shock waves, *Laminar boundary layer, *Walls, *Boundary layer transition, *Time, Anemometers, Hot wire anemometers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE