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Modeling and Computation of Boundary-Layer Flows: Laminar, Turbulent and Transitional Boundary Layers in Incompressible Flows


By: T Cebeci and J Cousteix

469 pages, 180 figs, 23 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1999 | #101341 | ISBN: 3540650105
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This book is an introduction to computational fluid dynamics with emphasis on the solution of the boundary-layer equations and the modeling and computation of boundary-layer flows. It also provides readers with a good understanding of the basic principles of fluid dynamics and numerical methods. A variety of readers, including undergraduate and graduate students, teachers or scientists working in aerodynamics or hydrodynamics will find the text interesting. The subjects covered in this book include laminar and , turbulent boundary layers and laminar--turbulent transition. The viscous--inviscid coupling between the boundary layer and the inviscid flow is also addressed. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional incompressible flows are considered. Physical and numerical aspects of boundary-layer flows are described in detail in 12 chapters. A large number of homework problems are included.


Introduction * Conservation Equations for Mass and Momentum * Boundary-Layer Equations * Two-Dimensional Laminar Flows * Boundary-Layer Program for External Flows * Transition in Two-Dimensional Flows * Stability-Transition Program for External Flows and its Applications * Two-Dimensional Turbulent Flows * Three-Dimensional Steady and Unsteady Laminar and Turbulent Flows * Boundary-Layer Program for Three-Dimensional Flows * Transition in Three-Dimensional Flows * Interactive Boundary-Layer Theory * Subject Index.

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