Transition at Natural Conditions and Comparison with the Results of Wind Tunnel Studies

  • B. Yu. Zanin
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


The results of the experimental investigations of boundary-layer laminar-turbulent transition on the glider wing by hot-wire anemometer and sublimating coating films are presented. The comparison between the measurement results at flight and in the wind tunnel is conducted.


Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Free Flow Turbulence Level Tungsten Wire 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Yu. Zanin
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  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Applied MechanicsSiberian Branch of the USSR Academy of SciencesNovosibirskUSSR

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