The effect of wall compliance on inflexion point instability in boundary layers
UNSPECIFIED (1997) The effect of wall compliance on inflexion point instability in boundary layers. PHYSICS OF FLUIDS, 9 (2). pp. 468-470. ISSN 1070-6631Full text not available from this repository.
A study into the effects of wall compliance on boundary layer how in an adverse pressure gradient has been undertaken. The two-dimensional flow given by a Falkner-Skan profile was considered where a powerful inviscid instability mechanism occurs as a result of a point of inflexion in the boundary layer profile. Results are presented for two cases: (a) a purely inviscid calculation where the compliant walt is modelled as a thin plate supported by a spring foundation, (b) a double-layer viscoelastic wall model with viscous effects retained. Wall parameters which ensure the absence of hydroelastic instability were used and found to produce growth rate reductions in excess of 50% of the corresponding rigid wall values. (C) 1997 American institute of Physics.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICS OF FLUIDS|
|Publisher:||AMER INST PHYSICS|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||pp. 468-470|
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