0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Investigation of a Method for the General Analysis of Time Dependent Two-Dimensional Laminar Boundary Layers

[+] Author and Article Information
S. J. Koob, D. E. Abbott

Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind.

J. Basic Eng 90(4), 563-570 (Dec 01, 1968) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3605193 History: Received January 25, 1968; Online November 03, 2011

Abstract

A method is given for the analysis of time dependent two-dimensional incompressible laminar boundary layers. The technique is a combination of the method of weighted residuals and the method of lines, and reduces the boundary-layer equations to an Nth order approximation in terms of a system of ordinary differential equations. The method is demonstrated by solving the transient flow over a semi-infinite flat plate and the results are compared with known asymptotic solutions. For a third approximation, the steady-state skin friction coefficient given by the present method agrees with the Blasius solution within 0.1 percent.

Copyright © 1968 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In