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Boundary layer transition observations on a body of revolution with surface heating and cooling in water

Arakeri, Vijay H (1980) Boundary layer transition observations on a body of revolution with surface heating and cooling in water. In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 23 (4). pp. 413-424.

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Abstract

Boundary layer flow visualization in water with surface heat transfer was carried out on a body of revolution which had the predicted possibility of laminar separation under isothermal conditions. Flow visualization was by in-line holographic technique. Boundary layer stabilization, including elimination of laminar separation, was observed to take place on surface heating. Conversely, boundary layer destabilization was observed on surface cooling. These findings are consistent with the theoretical predictions of Wazzan et al. in The stability and transition of heated and cooled incompressible laminar boundary layers, in Proceedings of the Fourth International Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 2, FCI 4. Elsevier, Amsterdam (1970).

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2009 07:11
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:42
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/22478

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