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The Effect of Isolated Roughness Elements on Transition in Attachment-Line Flows

  • D. I. A. Poll
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)

Summary

Current knowledge concerning the tripping to turbulence of an attachment-line boundary-layer flow under low-speed conditions is summarised and compared with criteria for tripping in the incompressible, zero pressure — gradient, flat-plate flow. Important similarities and significant differences are illustrated and discussed.

Keywords

Roughness Element Transition Onset Favourable Pressure Gradient Attachment Line Trip Wire 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. I. A. Poll
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of ManchesterManchesterEngland, UK

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