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The Effects of Surface Roughness on the Mean Velocity Profile in a Turbulent Boundary Layer

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Donald J. Bergstrom

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 57 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5A9e-mail: Don_Bergstrom@engr.usask.ca

Nathan A. Kotey

Atomic Energy Canada Limited, 2251 Speakman Drive, Mississauga, ON, Canada L5K 1B2e-mail: koteyn@aecl.ca

Mark F. Tachie

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, 15 Gillson Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canadae-mail: tachiemf@cc.umanitoba.ca

J. Fluids Eng 124(3), 664-670 (Aug 19, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1493810 History: Received May 23, 2000; Revised January 30, 2002; Online August 19, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Mean velocity profiles on smooth and rough surfaces in outer coordinates: (a) smooth, (b) perforated plate, (c) sand grain, and (d) wire screen. The error bars correspond to the intermediate Reynolds number data, i.e., SM2, PS2, PL2, SG2, and WS2.
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Comparison of mean velocity profiles in outer coordinates for smooth and rough surfaces
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Mean defect profiles for smooth and rough surfaces
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Mean velocity profiles using inner coordinates: (a) smooth, (b) perforated plate, (c) sand grain, and (d) wire screen
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Mean velocity profiles using inner coordinates for smooth and rough surfaces
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Mean defect profiles using inner velocity scale: (a) smooth, (b) perforated plate, (c) sand grain, and (d) wire screen
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Mean defect profiles using outer velocity scale: (a) smooth, (b) perforated plate, (c) sand grain, and (d) wire screen
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Mean defect profiles for smooth and rough surfaces using outer coordinates

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