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Analytic Approximations of Boundary-Layer Problems

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J. A. Schetz

Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

J. Appl. Mech 33(2), 425-428 (Jun 01, 1966) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3625060 History: Received March 05, 1965; Revised August 17, 1965; Online September 15, 2011

Abstract

The investigation of the approximate solution of boundary-layer problems by variational techniques is extended beyond earlier work based on a single-parameter collocation approach. A multiparameter treatment is considered and shown to result in a much improved approximation. More powerful minimization conditions for the single-parameter case are also studied. Finally, an approximate solution to a flow problem concerning the development of a boundary layer on a constant pressure surface after having traversed an upstream pressure gradient is presented and discussed.

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