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Compressible boundary-layer flow at a three-dimensional stagnation point with massive blowing

Krishnaswamy, R and Nath, G (1982) Compressible boundary-layer flow at a three-dimensional stagnation point with massive blowing. In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 25 (11). 1639 -1649.

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Abstract

The effect of massive blowing rates on the steady laminar compressible boundary-layer flow with variable gas properties at a 3-dim. stagnation point (which includes both nodal and saddle points of attachment) has been studied. The equations governing the flow have been solved numerically using an implicit finite-difference scheme in combination with the quasilinearization technique for nodal points of attachment but employing a parametric differentiation technique instead of quasilinearization for saddle points of attachment. It is found that the effect of massive blowing rates is to move the viscous layer away from the surface. The effect of the variation of the density- viscosity product across the boundary layer is found to be negligible for massive blowing rates but significant for moderate blowing rates. The velocity profiles in the transverse direction for saddle points of attachment in the presence of massive blowing show both the reverse flow as well as velocity overshoot.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 28 May 2009 11:10
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:32
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/20210

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