A two-parameter integral method for the calculation of turbulent boundary layers in pressure gradients over smooth and rough surfaces

Creator: 

Dick, Robert S. (Robert Stephen)

Date: 

1982

Abstract: 

A computer program has been written to calculate the two-dimensional development of a turbulent boundary layer over both smooth and rough surfaces. Its performance is judged against published data on the growth of eight boundary layers. The calculation procedure uses the two-paramenter method of Granville (1975) and contains the rough wall model by Dvorak (1969) to include the effects of rough surfaces.

The model by Granville is a poor predictor of the boundary layer development over smooth walls for equilibrium and near-equilibrium flows. The calculation of the rough wall case is poor.

Subject: 

Turbulent Boundary Layer

Language: 

English

Publisher: 

Carleton University

Thesis Degree Name: 

Master of Engineering: 
M.Eng.

Thesis Degree Level: 

Master's

Thesis Degree Discipline: 

Engineering, Mechanical

Parent Collection: 

Theses and Dissertations

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