The response of turbulent boundary layers to sudden perturbations.

A. J. Smits, D. H. Wood

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Reviews turbulent-boundary-layer characteristics emphasizing the distribution of time and length scales. This review suggests a classification scheme for different perturbations. Flows with more than one perturbation acting simultaneously, including shock-wave/boundary-layer interactions, are discussed separately.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-358
Number of pages38
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Computational Mechanics


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