Kumari, M and Nath, G (1978) Unsteady laminar compressible boundary-layer flow at a three-dimensional stagnation point. In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 87 (4). 705-717 .
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Unsteady laminar compressible boundary-layer flow with variable properties at a three-dimensional stagnation point for both cold and hot walls has been studied for the case when the velocity of the incident stream varies arbitrarily with time. The partial differential equations governing the flow have been solved numerically using an implicit finite-difference scheme. Computations have been carried out for two particular unsteady free-stream velocity distributions: (i) an accelerating stream and (ii) a fluctuating stream. The results indicate that the variation of the density-viscosity product across the boundary layer, the wall temperature and the nature of stagnation point significantly affect the skin friction and heat transfer.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics|
|Date Deposited:||28 Oct 2010 06:24|
|Last Modified:||28 Oct 2010 06:24|
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