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On the bursting criterion for laminar separation bubbles

Diwan, SS and Chetan, SJ and Ramesh, ON (2006) On the bursting criterion for laminar separation bubbles. In: 6th IUTAM Symposium on Laminar-Turbulent Transition,, Dec 13-17, 2004, Bangalore, India, pp. 401-407.

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Abstract

Traditionally, laminar separation bubbles have been characterised as being 'long' or 'short' on the basis of a two parameter 'bursting' criterion involving a pressure gradient parameter and Reynolds Number at separation. In the present work we suggest a refined bursting criterion, which takes into account not just the length of the bubble but also the maximum height of the bubble, thereby shedding some light on the less understood phenomenon of 'bursting' in laminar separation bubbles.

Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: Laminar separation bubble;bursting;bubble height.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2010 04:54
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:12
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/30674

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