On Transverse Curvature Effects in Axi-Symmetric Boundary Layers.

by Ting-Yi Li, Joseph Francis Gross


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It has been shown that mass transfer affects the induced surface pressure from shock-wave boundary layer interaction on a flat plate. A logical extension of this is to broaden these considerations to include axi-symmetric configurations requiring retention of transverse curvature terms in the boundary layer equations. (The authors have considered this problem and the results will be published shortly.) In matching the inviscid and viscous flow solutions, it is necessary to investigate the effects of surface blowing on the vertical velocity component at the boundary between them.

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