Laser Velocimetry for Transonic Aerodynamics

  • D. A. Johnson
Conference paper


Applications of laser velocimetry to the measurement of turbulent flow properties of strong transonic viscous-inviscid interactions are reviewed. The data resulting from these studies are then discussed in relation to their importance in the development of improved viscous-flow calculation methods. Also considered are the current limitations of laser velocimetry, the need for further improvements in the method, and potential future applications.


Turbulent Boundary Layer Reynolds Shear Stress Transonic Flow Turbulent Shear Stress Normal Velocity Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA Ames Research CenterMoffett FieldUSA

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