Turbulence in supersonic and hypersonic boundary layers

Alexander J. Smits, M. Pino Martin

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Abstract: A summary is given of the behavior of turbulent boundary layers in supersonic and hypersonic flow where the effects of compressibility have a direct influence on the turbulence. Experimental and DNS results are presented and compared.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIUTAM Symposium on One Hundred Years of Boundary Layer Research
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the IUTAM Symposium Held at DLR-Gottingen, Germany, August 12-14, 2004
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781402041495
StatePublished - 2006

Publication series

NameSolid Mechanics and its Applications
ISSN (Print)0925-0042

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


  • Boundary layer
  • Hypersonic
  • Shocklets
  • Shocks
  • Supersonic
  • Turbulence


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