Constant Pressure Laminar, Transitional and Turbulent Flows—An Approximate Unified Treatment

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J. Dey

Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India

J. Fluids Eng 124(3), 806-808 (Aug 19, 2002) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1486221 History: Received November 14, 2000; Revised January 31, 2002; Online August 19, 2002
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Exponential growth of the skin-friction during transition; line: fit to data
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Linear variation of θ/x with (Rx)p−1 during transition; S and E: start and end of transition for the data of 4; line: fit to the data
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Streamwise variation of the momentum thickness from laminar to turbulent state; S and E: start and end of transition; line: fits to the data
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Fully turbulent data showing a constant value of L




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