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Unsteady Compressible Boundary-Layer Flow On The Stagnation Line Of An Infinite Swept Cylinder

Sau, A and Nath, G (1995) Unsteady Compressible Boundary-Layer Flow On The Stagnation Line Of An Infinite Swept Cylinder. In: Acta Mechanica, 108 (1-4). pp. 143-156.

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Abstract

Numerical solutions of flow and heat transfer process on the unsteady flow of a compressible viscous fluid with variable gas properties in the vicinity of the stagnation line of an infinite swept cylinder are presented. Results are given for the case where the unsteady temperature field is produced by (i) a sudden change in the wall temperature (enthalpy) as the impulsive motion is started and (ii) a sudden change in the free-stream velocity. Solutions for the simultaneous development of the thermal and momentum boundary layers are obtained by using quasilinearization technique with an implicit finite difference scheme. Attention is given to the transient phenomenon from the initial flow to the final steady-state distribution. Results are presented for the skin friction and heat transfer coefficients as well as for the velocity and enthalpy profiles. The effects of wail enthalpy parameter, sweep parameter, fluid properties and transpiration cooling on the heat transfer and skin friction are considered.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2009 07:08
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/19299

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