Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 74–85 | Cite as

Distinctive Features of the Distributions of the Body Force Produced by a Plasma Actuator

  • A. P. Kuryachii
  • S. V. Manuilovich
  • D. A. Rus’yanov
  • S. L. Chernyshev


Basing upon the assumption on the solenoidality of the field of the time-average body force produced by a surface dielectric barrier discharge analytical expressions for the spatial distributions of the components of this force are proposed. The calculations of the dischargegenerated near-surface jet are in good agreement with the experiment. The distinctive features of spatial distributions of the body force components calculated from the data of the velocity field measurements are physically explained.

Key words

dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuator body force near-surface jet Navier–Stokes equations turbulence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Kuryachii
    • 1
  • S. V. Manuilovich
    • 1
  • D. A. Rus’yanov
    • 1
  • S. L. Chernyshev
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI)Zhukovsky, Moscow oblastRussia

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