A Partial Simulation of Receptivity and Transition in 3-D Boundary Layers

  • F. P. Bertolotti
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A model for the generation of steady disturbances by localized and distributed surface irregularities in three-dimensional boundary layers is presented. The subsequent nonlinear development of the flow is computed with the parabolized stability equations. Comparisons with experimental results suggest that the disturbance generation phenomena is modeled correctly.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. P. Bertolotti
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  1. 1.Institut für StrömungsmechanikDLRGöttingenGermany

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