A Turbulence Model for Drag Reduction Dilute Polymer Solutions in Boundary Layer on a Flat Plate

  • A. N. Burov
  • B. P. Kolobov
  • A. N. Popkov
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A turbulence model for small polymer additives in a boundary layer on a flat plate is proposed with an account being taken of optimum polymer concentration. Results of a numerical investigation of the solution flow on a flat semi-infinite plate are presented. These results are in a satisfactory agreement with axperimental data.


Boundary Layer Turbulence Model Turbulent Boundary Layer Drag Reduction Polymer Additive 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Burov
    • 1
  • B. P. Kolobov
    • 1
  • A. N. Popkov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Applied MechanicsUSSR Academy of SciencesNovosibirskUSSR

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