Unsteady Separation

  • Demetri P. Telionis
Part of the Springer Series in Computational Physics book series (SCIENTCOMP)


The study of viscous phenomena and, in particular, boundary layers has interested investigators for a variety of reasons. It is often necessary to know the distribution of skin friction and heat transfer across the interface of fluids and solids. In internal fluid mechanics this information and the properties of viscous regions per se, for example, velocity profiles, flow rates, and perhaps the effects of viscosity on mixing and chemical reactions, is a final goal in itself. However, in external fluid dynamics it is necessary to consider the interaction between the viscous layer and the outer inviscid flow. This interaction is most violent if separation occurs.


Skin Friction Stagnation Point Unsteady Flow Singular Behavior Vortex Sheet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Demetri P. Telionis
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  1. 1.Department of Engineering Science and MechanicsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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